Monthly Archives: May 2012

Karma Chameleon

This is how they should teach punctuation in school!

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I’m spending the day finishing up painting our guest bathroom – finally one goal will be complete this month. We chose Copen Blue from Sherwin Wiliams. I like it the more that I see it – started a little too … Continue reading

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Guest Post : Survival Bracelets!

My good friend Melissa and her husband Ryan surprised me with a guest post  – yes, people, my friend wrote a guest post out of the kindness of her heart. Or maybe she noticed the quality of my posts slipping … Continue reading

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I received many adorable handmade gifts from my children for Mother’s Day. Apparently they were quite busy in school this past week making things. But I do have to wonder what my 7 year old’s teacher thought when he turned … Continue reading

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It happened again.

It happened again. But this time my husband was the victim. If you ask me though, he was kind of asking for it. Caroline was loose and there were consequences. I’m thinking of possibly buying a cage to stick her … Continue reading

Posted in candy, caroline, Easter, husbands, observations, parenting, shower | 6 Comments

Master Bedroom Headboard

Last time I wrote about our master bedroom headboard I left you with this picture… Well, here’s the final product! I haven’t bought the proper pillows for the white cases yet, but besides that I’m pretty happy with how it … Continue reading

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Packing Tip

For our recent trip to Indiana I tried a new technique for packing. You see, when packing for 5 people who are going on a 4 night trip with 3 hotel stays, things need to be as organized as possible. … Continue reading

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We just got back last night from Indiana where I was attending my little brother’s law school graduation. Yep. Little brother’s LAW SCHOOL graduation. Pretty impressive I know. Ryan was 6 when I went to college so this accomplishment is … Continue reading

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Florence & Santa Barbara

Several weeks ago I flew out to California to attend the Florence and the Machines concert with my sister Kelly. If you remember I had a slight concern about what people wear to concerts these days. Here’s how we ended … Continue reading

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Caine’s Arcade

My friend Jess posted the following video on her blog the other day and I thought it was just wonderful. The film is about a little boy who creates his own arcade out of cardboard boxes and how a filmmaker … Continue reading

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