Essence of Now: Double Trouble

I’ve had the double the kids in my house this past week. All week.


I’ve been trying to keep them entertained by going to places like the bounce house, the library, the Discovery Museum and the Arboretum.


At home they have been helping me in the kitchen with baking cookies, making dinner and blending various green smoothies including a strawberry banana lettuce smoothie.


I’ve also made sure we had time to put our feet up and relax. Because that’s what summer is all about, right?


It’s been double the trouble. But it’s also been double the fun.


Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to take a much needed nap.

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Hi and welcome! My name is Jessica Torres and I'm a homeschooling mom of two adorably insane girls on the path to greener living. I'm also self declared iPhone addict and lover of all things Apple. When not attached to my kids, my iPhone, or my laptop, you can find me creating cocktail recipes. Subscribe by RSS Feed or by email to join in the fun over here.

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17 Responses to Essence of Now: Double Trouble

  1. Alison says:

    Having people help bake cookies sounds perfect.
    Enjoy the nap :)
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  2. Amanda
    Twitter: Lilahbility

    Phew! Sounds like you earned that nap, not to mention the smoothie and the cookies. Enjoy!
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  3. Kimberly
    Twitter: KimberlyAMuro

    Who couldn’t use a nap? I just wish my kids wanted one too.

    Sounds like an exhausting week. You definitely earned those cookies. And a martini. ;)
    Kimberly recently posted..Essence of Now: June 28

  4. Sisters From Another Mister
    Twitter: thesistershood

    Love how somehow you always bring it back to having a nap ;)
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  5. Leighann says:

    That foot picture is adorable!
    You have certainly been busy!
    Leighann recently posted..Becoming My Mother

  6. Aleta says:

    Awww, the kids are adorable and it sounds like you are creating some great memories for them!

    Lettuce, though? That’s a new one!
    Aleta recently posted..In Bloom

  7. Kristy @Loveandblasphemy
    Twitter: PampersandPinot

    Hey, Jessica! I know it’s been a while since I’ve said hello, but I’ve been seeing you all over the place – Pinterest and such! It’s Kristy from Pampers and Pinot. I have a new blog now and am back in the blogging business! Good to “see” ya! BTW, I hear you with the extra kids around. Now that my boy is older, the neighborhood kids love being here to play. It can be great, or crazy. Sigh.
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  8. I love how busy and happy everyone looks. I admire your ability to keep them that way!
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  9. Tonya says:

    Ah… naps. I need more of those in my life.
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