Monthly Archives: October 2012


Tonight I officially became my parents. Yes, I’ve seen bits and pieces of them come out before but tonight was the turning point. I have become my parents. They went to countless swim practices, swim meets, and bought us endless … Continue reading

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The Picky Eater

Saturday night we went to a Halloween party at a friends house. As I was standing around the appetizer table stuffing my face with chips and dip another mom said, “My son is the pickiest eater.” And with that statement, … Continue reading

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Halloween Mantle – A New Addition

Here’s our Halloween mantle this year… left side… right side… middle… and the new addition this year… old white shutters from the Habitat Store…painted purple…with black netting draped over them…with spiders placed as a finishing touch… ¬†Happy Halloween!

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Wonder Woman Costume

This year for Halloween Caroline has decided to dress up as Wonder Woman. I was all for this costume choice and eagerly jumped at the chance to “make” her costume. First, I researched googled Wonder Woman and came up with … Continue reading

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Front Yard Halloween Sign

In a previous post I mentioned that I liked this Halloween decoration… Well, our family made our own using materials we already had. In the garage we found planks of wood from a pallet (for the place signs) and then … Continue reading

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Blog Update

While I would like to post everyday, I just cannot keep up the pace with our busy lives. For example, this weekend we are hosting our Halloween party and I need to focus on cooking, cleaning, and gathering games. I … Continue reading

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Carrot Juice

Andrew goes to swim practice twice a week. Driving home with him is always entertaining because it usually involves detailed descriptions of an animal video game he’s played at a friends house. If we’re not talking about video game animals … Continue reading

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The Piano Guys

I saw “The Piano Guys” on the Katie Couric show and thought they were so much fun. My kids loved watching them as well so I thought you might too. Here they are playing, “What Makes You Beautiful,” by One … Continue reading

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A New Niece or Nephew Update!

Well, after 24 hours hours of labor my sister had… a little girl! Little Adeline was born on 10 – 11 – 12! Thankfully mom and baby are doing well, just a tad exhausted. Hopefully, they will be home within … Continue reading

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A New Niece or Nephew Soon…

My sister called to tell me today that her water broke. A little while later we heard from her that the contractions were 20 minutes apart. I told my kids who were excited that a new cousin was on the … Continue reading

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