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I spent some extra time with my dear, lovely, beautiful friend Alison the past few days and by “extra time,” I mean four nights. Italian ice cream flavors list So, I thought it would be appropriate to write a list of observations I have about my friend. French ice cream flavors (I knew all these points prior to the extra time, but they were just confirmed over and over)

I knew that already, of course, but what I didn’t realize is that dishes need to be washed, um, before they are washed in the dishwasher. Italian ice cream flavors The silverware needs to be inserted in a certain order: knives, spoons, forks.


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I watched her grade paper after paper, give enormous amounts of feedback to each student, all while I zoomed through a few of my own and then spent the majority of my time working on my characters for my book. Italian ice cream cones Alison hardly ever takes a break! I have to remind her that it is time to chill for a while…and maybe jam to Justin Bieber…”My mama don’t like you…and she likes everyone…”

She made this ham and mac n cheese dish that screamed “comfort food.” We ate it for dinner one night and kept devouring leftovers for the next few days. Free ice cream cone coloring pages She also made some pretty bangin fried eggplant and tacos! If your mouth is watering, well, you’re welcome.

Long vibrating chimes filled the silence as he shuffled through his book bag to find the source. Free ice cream cone day After seven rings and a few annoyed glances his way, he said “hello?” The phone was accidentally (or maybe not accidentally) on speaker, and the automated message about his doctor’s appointment at 2 filled the air. Free ice cream cone at dairy queen A few minutes later he pecked out some numbers, closed his (flip) phone, then opened it, pecked some more. Free ice cream cone coupon “Hello?” A man’s voice said.

Around five minutes later, the chimes began again. Free ice cream cone clip art The phone was deep into the bag, so he began dumping its contents out onto the table. Free ice cream cone template Papers. Mexican ice cream bars Pens. Best ice cream cake recipe ever A spiral notebook. The best ice cream cake recipe A worn Bible. German ice cream flavors Newports. Japanese ice cream flavors list Trident. Japanese ice cream flavors Seven chimes later he said, “hello?”

I stayed awhile longer, motivation for work long gone, hoping I might catch some more exciting news. Gelato italian ice cream flavors Finally, I packed up my work, walked over to him, tapped him on the shoulder and said, “I’m glad your toilet’s fixed.”

I unzipped my work bag this morning and reached for a textbook I needed for class and noticed a single blue with a yellow tip Nerf gun bullet wedged between the book and some papers. Free printable ice cream cone template I thought, how did that get in there? Oh wait, that was probably from last Saturday’s Nerf gun war when you and your brother and dad, armed with your masks and guns, hid under blanket forts draped over dining room chairs and fired at each other, while darting from room to room. French ice cream brands Screams and chicken-like cackles erupted through the air every few seconds and the house felt like it was shaking as I tried to read and drink strong coffee, and I said, can’t you all go outside? And you said, mom why can’t you play with us? I said, I can’t, I’m busy, please go outside, and then all three of you did.

A three-story white renovated 19 th century farmhouse sits on over 100 acres of rolling hills in Geauga County, Ohio. English ice cream brands When you walk into the entry way of the farmhouse, you will see around six pairs of assorted snow boots to the left, a closet on the right, and a small bathroom straight ahead. Italian ice cream brands Walk a few more feet and you will turn left into a small kitchen with deep white sinks. Free ice cream cone day at dairy queen After walking through the kitchen you will enter the dining room with a large Amish style table with not chairs, but benches lined on each side, a bedroom straight ahead, and a narrow set of wooden stairs which lead to three additional bedrooms and another bathroom. Printable ice cream cone coloring pages My favorite room, the glassed in porch (sun room), complete with a porch swing, is to the right, and faces the front of the house. Free ice cream cone day carvel A large piano and fireplace decorate the living room and assorted bookshelves with a hodgepodge of books line various walls. Free ice cream cone day 2016 Murder mysteries, gardening books, World War 1 books, and even a three ring binder with the history of the farmhouse typed on around 40 pages all contribute to the quaint, cozy place.

The last two Christmases my husband, boys, and I spent a week in the Farmhouse, just a few miles from where my inlaws live. Free ice cream cone day dairy queen We rented the house, and my inlaws came over to eat, play games, eat, open presents, watch movies, and eat some more. Best ice cream cones My husband grew up amongst the Amish, so he is used to the horses and buggies and Pennsylvania Dutch. Chinese ice cream brands I, on the other hand, along with my boys, remain fascinated. Spanish ice cream brands When my youngest son was around three, he would yell out, “Look! Cowboys!” whenever he saw Amish men. Weird japanese ice cream flavors Over the years our interest in the Amish people and their lifestyle hasn’t waned. Chinese ice cream flavors The farmhouse is maintained by an Amish family across the road and they have checked in with us periodically during our stays. French vanilla ice cream brands The first time they came to the door, I was so startled, and when my sister in law asked who it was, I just motioned for her to come quickly. Carb free ice cream brands She scurried over, opened the door, laughed at me, and Fanny and Jeremiah stomped snow off their boots on the entry way rug and said they needed to get something out of the basement. Fat free ice cream brands The door to the basement is on the left side of the kitchen. Best dairy free ice cream brands After disappearing for a few minutes, they trudged back up the creaky stairs with a few gallons of Neapolitan ice cream. Lactose free ice cream brands “Thank you! Enjoy your stay!” They smiled and left.

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We wanted to check it out when no one else was around because certainly others would disapprove of our plan. Indian ice cream brands We made an appointment to meet in the kitchen one night after every one else went to bed. Japanese ice cream brands Except that particularly night we fell asleep early. Indian ice cream flavors We tried a few more times, but our plans were halted by nosy family members. Fat free sugar free ice cream brands We left the Farmhouse that year with no answers.

A few days ago mom-in-law called and asked about our Christmas plans. Low fat sugar free ice cream brands There’s a really good chance this will be our third annual year at the Amish farmhouse. Best sugar free ice cream brands When I told the boys, David smiled and his eyes twinkled.

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