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Well I have the domestic part down...

Just waiting on my inner diva to kick in....

I have heard about this idea of the domestic goddess or domestic diva. She cooks, she cleans, she mends clothes and all the while she looks fabulous. I just still don't see how those two things can co-exist!

I spent the better part of the day cooking and canning. I bought a half bushel of apples while in Lancaster and by God I was gonna use all 20 something pounds of them. So over the past two days I have cooked and baked and sauteed and crock potted. Then I blended and mashed and smooshed and thickened. To top it off I then canned and canned and canned. While this was going on I managed to fit in four loads of previously ignored laundry, baked a homemade chicken pot pie, ran to Walmart and the grocery store and did a little cleaning.

The problem is that I look like a hot mess. Hair is wild. Clothes are applesauce covered. Not a stitch of makeup. Bra strap all hanging out like I don't own a mirror. So now that I have fully tapped into my inner domestic self will someone tell me when the goddess will show up?

2 comments:

Michelle 1:23 AM  

"bra strap hanging out like I don't own a mirror" made me LOL :-) Right there with you, sister. I put on jeans the other day, as opposed to sweats, and both kids told me I looked pretty. So sad.

Kristen 1:58 PM  

Mich - Mine do the same. Anything beyond yoga pants is considered "fancy" for me. ;D

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