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Looking forward to the New Year

The chair rail is finally done…I finished painting yesterday with some help.  Thankfully no little ones were too interested in this project.   Here is a before…. and then the after….not a huge difference. The problem with our house is it is painted with builder grade paint.  So no handprints, Read more

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Sometimes…

Life gets in the way…in a good way.  We have spent most of this week together…in pjs, playing with new toys and enjoying the pleasant December weather.  We did not travel this holiday which was really awesome.  I do not think ANYTHING beats the joy in faces on Christmas morning. Read more

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Random Tidbits….

We have a studious bunch right?  This week has been filled with random funny moments….. Jack is out of the crib..happily climbing out and excited that he has figured out how to do so.  The problem though is he wants to sleep in the crib and cannot figure out how Read more

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Weekend Fun

This morning, I headed out on a longer bike ride with a couple of friends.  It was a toasty 21 degrees out!  Two layers of pants, shirts, a neck warmer and mittens and we were pretty warm.  My toes were the only thing that got really cold, even with two Read more

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Sugar, Sugar, everywhere

If we can’t avoid it…lets partake! We had lots of friends over this morning to make holiday sugar cookies….Of course more decorations on the floor and the table than on the cookies I think. Jackson ate all the decorations that I gave him then the cookie and promptly signed more Read more

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So Proud

I often think with parenting there are not a whole lot of moments where you stop and think..I must be doing something right.  Too often our days are filled with please put away this or take your dishes here.  We talk a lot in our family about manners, being nice, Read more

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On the Move

Literally…we have not stopped this week.  It has been busy, busy, busy.  The kids are so EXCITED about Christmas they are talking about it nonstop, every day and all.the.time. I LOVE IT!  and the Elf on the Shelf made it return to our house.  So far it has made it Read more

By Stacey, ago