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My List of Awesome

Looking through your basket of Tasimo discs for a coffee and just when you think you're all out, you flip a disc right side up and there it is. One last coffee. When you eye an item in the grocery store you needed but forgot to put on your list.Crawling into a perfectly made bed with sheets fresh from the dyer.When your new Scentsy bars arrive in the mail.When you open the dishwasher to empty it but someone got there first.When you finish a book but enjoyed it so much that you flip back through the last few pages to make sure you didn't miss anything.The day after you house clean when you can sit and relax and not feel overwhelmed with things that need to be done.The few minutes in the morning when you can quietly admire the person sleeping next to you  before they wake up. Being handed a cup of coffee just the way you like it, without even having to ask. ... Or being handed that cup of coffee before you can even get out of bed.... Or enjoying that cup of coffee in bed.The fee…

Married only two years and already having a problem in the bedroom...

In the early years of our relationship we always had a television in our bedroom. Together we either lived in a noisy city or a shared home, so the television not only drowned out unwanted noise, but more importantly (although I find it hard to understand) it helped G fall asleep. All of his life he had a television in his room and to this day he insists that listening to it distracts him from his busy mind and puts him to sleep. In those days, convinced there was no changing this weird lifelong habit of his, I learned to live with the noise and flashing lights in the wee hours of the night...

Then a couple of years ago I realized I needed to nip this issue in the bud. Not only was it beginning to drive me insane, but a television in the bedroom has proven to have negative affects on a marriage and I wanted no part of that. And so, I took matters into my own hands when we were given a fresh start in a new home by setting up our room without a television, making it as cozy and relaxin…