It PAYS To Read My Sister’s Tumblr*

I got my sister’s tweet promoting her latest Tumblr post and checked it out.

You should too. Go ahead; I’ll wait. Trust me, you need it to get the rest of this post.

I tweeted back to her, “Thanks for the prep: I have to call her tonight!”

I called Mom shortly thereafter and, after chatting for a moment about something else, she said, “OH! And we got our taxes done today. WE HAVE TO PAY $10,000!!”

I said, “YOU DO?? OH MY GOSH. WE DO TOO.”

I felt her deflate immediately as she said, “Uh, you do? Oh…”

I said, “Yeah, we just can’t believe it! We’re so upset!”

She quietly said half-whispering, “But you know what day it is, right?”

I screamed “April Fool’s Day!”

And then I think she called me a Shit, and we laughed.

*Reading my sister’s Tumblr doesn’t pay in money, though. But you should still read it. It’s really good.

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houseofjules2:

The first official plans of summer 2014 have been made, and the 6th grade* me could not be happier about that.

*My friends Jenny, Laura and I got yelled at by our science teacher for writing Mötley Crüe, Shout At The Devil (a song that had been out for several years before that time), Looks That Kill, and Smokin’ in the Boys Room in marker all over our folders. He made us take our papers out so he could tear up and throw the folders away in front of the entire class.

We bought tickets so I KNOW summer is coming eventually…

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My fam.

Nephew Dylan: "We might watch Django this weekend. You in?"
My dad: "Django?"
My mom: "That's the one where the kids play the game and then get chased by animals."
Me: "That's Jumanji."
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Shew, that was close @Houseofjules. #TightFit

Shew, that was close @Houseofjules. #TightFit

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houseofjules2:

My sister Missy and brother-in-law Jim have been married since they were 18 (they’re both 5 years older than I am), so he’s the closest thing I’ve ever had/will have to a real brother and he acts like it, too. I mean that in a good way.

He’s probably only ever seen The Sound of Music a couple of times in his life—it’s not his kind of movie AT ALL—but we enjoy harassing each other every chance we get, and tonight was no exception.

STILL laughing. And he *may* have had a couple of beers.

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I often find myself wondering if William, Kate, and Harry ever sing along to Lorde’s song “Royals” in private. I bet they do. It’s THAT GOOD.

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First impressions of the new television shows I’ve watched so far:

"The Crazy Ones" (CBS: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar): AWESOME.

"The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC): Cute; very likable.

"Dads" (FOX: Seth McFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi, Vanessa Lachey): Pretty funny but the amount of makeup Vanessa Lachey’s character wears to bed was a pet peeve.

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (FOX: Andy Samberg, Terry Crews): HILARIOUS.

"The Goldbergs" (ABC: Wendy McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin): Cute and funny: very much like a “The Wonder Years” for the 1980’s.

"The Voice" (NBC: Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera): Not a new show obviously but it feels new as the original cast is back together. Love this show!

Still working on it…I’ll report back. Bet you can’t wait.

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houseofjules2:

My friend Maddi, my sister & I feel almost the same way about pancakes, except I maybe feel it a little bit more. (Especially if we’re talking chocolate chip pancakes.)
Not to mention that my sister has always been more ladylike than me about everything.

Not EVERYTHING. Okay, yeah. Probably just about everything. But what can I say? We gotta be us.

houseofjules2:

My friend Maddi, my sister & I feel almost the same way about pancakes, except I maybe feel it a little bit more. (Especially if we’re talking chocolate chip pancakes.)

Not to mention that my sister has always been more ladylike than me about everything.

Not EVERYTHING. Okay, yeah. Probably just about everything. But what can I say? We gotta be us.

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House of Jules II: Dad: “You know your sister is your mom’s favorite, but you’re my...

houseofjules2:

Dad: “You know your sister is your mom’s favorite, but you’re my favorite. Even though you were adopted.”

Me: “Yes, the old adoption story. Even though you & I have similar mannerisms and the same beak-like nose. Yours is way bigger, though. And less cute.”

Dad: “Ouch. The truth hurts. When…

Our Dad…

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houseofjules2:

TBT: Red Baron edition.
My big sister (back) and me (front) at Knott’s Berry Farm.
(I was wearing my favorite red, white & blue striped pants. 'MURICA!)

One of my fave pics!

houseofjules2:

TBT: Red Baron edition.

My big sister (back) and me (front) at Knott’s Berry Farm.

(I was wearing my favorite red, white & blue striped pants. 'MURICA!)

One of my fave pics!

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