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Oh, Oh those Thursday Nights

Okay, I know you enjoyed my title. I stole it from Grease and switched the words. Woohoooo!
Anyways, back to my Thursday. I won't tell you about school, though it was quite exciting day. We made edible protozoans in Zoology. I also got a bag of very yummy candy which I had consumed within the remainder of the day. This reminds me I should probably brush my teeth 10 times tonight. When I got home I took my normal nap, woke up and the family was home. We had fish for dinner and then the fun began. I offered to make cupcakes for a Halloween party I'll be attending tomorrow night. I wanted them to be AMAZING. I had it all planned out. Then I go to get the paper liners for the cupcake batter to be put in and found 95% of them flattened. These were the good ones:

And then these were the bad ones:

So I baked them, and hated the ugly ones. I turned to mini cupcakes so now tomorrow night at the party I will have about 6 good large ones, and about 30 small ones. Lovely. So much for wanting them to be amazing. While I was having a breakdown(no crying involved), Mom and Dylan were blowing up balloons for her seminary class tomorrow. Mom was cheap and bought tiny balloons to save money. Little did she know how difficult it would be to blow them up! Check these out (:

I loved how hard they were laughing! The fun was ended with Dylan saying, "I'm not going to college. I'm going to graduate from high school and become a firefighter." Oh the joys of being 14....


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