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No Rest for the Weary

So it is official. The Holidays are exhausting. We arrived home on Friday night, just tired. I have a few pictures of NH but not nearly as many as I would have liked. We are hosting a small New Years Eve gathering so we have been quite busy preparing for Read more

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Christmas in CT

We celebrated Christmas this morning since we will be in NH for the actual holidays. Rather than lug the large things to NH we decided that we would ask Santa to come to our house a little early. Aly had a great time with opening the gifts, she opened everyones Read more

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Dear Santa

We have been talking to Aly about Santa and everytime she sees Santa she gets excited. I don’t think she grasps the whole concept of Santa but she has been soooo excited about Christmas. She does get the presents piece. Yesterday I picked her up from school and she had Read more

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Getting Ready for Christmas

We have an extra special treat at our house these next few days. GRANDMA!!! My parents still have no power in NH from the ice storm last week, so Grandma came down to visit. Of course, we got right in the kitchen and started cooking. We made tons and tons Read more

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IOWA Recap

My sister Brooke reminded me that I had not posted the Iowa pictures. There are not that many since once sickness hit our family the camera kind of disappeared. Although Ryan is disappointed that I did not get snapshots of both girls puking on him. I did however capture how Read more

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WE ARE HOME

I will post some pics tomorrow but I figured I would say that I survived the flight with Aly and Brianna by myself. It was not as bad as I had imagined that it could be. Thank you DVD player, Dum Dum lollipops, and M&M, I am forever greatful.

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Where are the trees?

So yesterday we left Maxwell, IA and headed towards Cedar Rapids to visit Derek and Shelby and there three girls.  Yes, 5 girls under the age of 3 = a house full of craziness.  When we were driving, Aly wanted to know where all the trees were.  She then decided, Read more

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On the Mend

It never seems to fail. We arrive in Iowa only to be hit with the recent bug that is going around. Brianna got sick on Friday and then I got it on Sat, Ryan followed on Sunday and we are anxiously awaiting Aly. The good news is that it seems Read more

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Holiday Decorations

Even though we leave for Iowa tomorrow, we have been decorating for Christmas. Aly has been getting really excited about the tree, and she spent most of the afternoon putting the remainder of the ornaments on the tree, while Brianna was napping. I love the real tree, but man with Read more

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Last week in review

It has been a whirlwind week. We are back in CT and we spent the day getting ready for the holidays. On Tuesday, I took the girls to Bounce U, which is a place that has tons of inflatables and you can play and bounce. They loved it, there are Read more

By Stacey, ago