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Valentine’s Hassle

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, there has been quite a bit of hoopla around this house in preparation. When I was a kid, I don’t remember doing much of anything for Valentine’s Day.  Back in January, Luke’s preschool held … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting

At the beginning of December, I took down all our fall crafts displayed in the kitchen.  I told the boys that it was to clear some space for the Christmas crafts, but actually I just wanted to wash the windows … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2013 (Or Random Pictures from 2012)

Every year, I tend to take more and more pictures.  We are swimming in pictures and I love it.  There are always stories, memories and lessons that come to mind when I look at a picture.  Here are some random ones … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

We made Christmas wrapping paper the other day.  It was really easy.  I’m not sure everyone will appreciate the “homemade” quality of it, but the kids though it was fun. Here’s what you need Roll of brown craft paper. Red … Continue reading

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A Star for the Christmas Tree

Today we put up most of our Christmas decorations.  I love our Christmas tree.  It is slightly narrow, well-built, and has soft white lights.  The tree fits perfectly into a corner of the room, and is complimented by a really simple, homemade tree skirt.  Zach … Continue reading

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A Very Large Watch

It’s that time of the year again…Veteran’s Day! This means present-searching for Zach.  I picked up a Veteran’s Day card for him an entire month ago, and ordered him some Smart Wool socks a few weeks ago.  Luke was shown … Continue reading

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Drink More Coffee

Yesterday was unseasonably warm, so I headed outside for a quick jog, excited to actually have the time to exercise.  As I completed my circuit, I resolved to do the following in 2012: 1.  Drink more coffee. 2.  Drink more … Continue reading

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