Category Archives: holidays

What I Love

In the past I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day, but now that I have kids, I’m in a major ‘love it’ phase. I loved creating little valentines for their friends and I loved the craft Clara made at … Continue reading

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Christmas chaos (also: the time I almost canceled the holiday.)

It’s taken me this long to do a Christmas recap not because I’m busy, but because it has taken me days and days to recover from the entire fiasco that was our holiday this year. You see, I had such … Continue reading

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I’ll be (staying) home for Christmas

This is the first Christmas that Tim and I will be celebrating alone! At home! And by ‘alone’ I mean “alone”¬†with our two small children and dog. When we lived in Chicago we spent Christmas Eve and Christmas running around … Continue reading

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Holiday confessions.

I haven’t done a good old-fashioned update in a while, so let’s get back on track with some holiday ‘confessions’. // I recently ordered my Christmas cards, which means they’ll get sent out by Christmas… hopefully. One year I sent … Continue reading

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Thankful.

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, and the weekend after it is my favorite weekend of the year. There aren’t any costumes. There aren’t any presents. But there ARE pies! And family and friend time, of course. This … Continue reading

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