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First Day of School 2015

It’s here!  The much-anticipated FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!  We joined in with pretty much every family everywhere to make our attempt at Pinterest-worthy first day photos.  And the result?  Some close to that bar and others just a little silly: Hadley is always hamming it up, so I just told them to get their sillies {…Continue Reading}

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Changing Times

Has anyone noticed I’ve been a bit MIA lately? I have a good reason for it, I promise! Yup, we’ve listed our house for sale so I’ve literally been spending every. spare. moment. (and some un-spare moments as well) organizing, decluttering, painting, touching up, staging, un-stinking etc.   My wonderful cutting table?  That’s stored up {…Continue Reading}

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So Arden dear, you’re five whole years old now.  In the past I’ve shared all the firsts of the year, but as you get older there are fewer firsts to be had. Instead, this year has been more about developing and growing; letting your personality expand and shine.  You are thoughtful and insightful. Quirky and {…Continue Reading}

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Florida 2014

We took our annual trip to visit my parents in Florida at the beginning of February.  Happily, we missed part of one of the rounds of frigid temperatures while enjoying the beautiful weather in Southwestern Florida. We took a couple of trips out on the boat, once to a sandbar, or what we call “shell {…Continue Reading}

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