Category Archives: holidays

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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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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A little rain can’t keep me away from apple spice doughnuts

I love a good pumpkin patch. And when that pumpkin patch has a corn maze… well my happiness just really can’t be contained at that point. I guess it’s my Midwestern roots showing themselves. Yesterday we met up with some friends … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day!

To the dad who… Changes lots and lots and LOTS of diapers Makes lunches and dinners for a sometimes-picky toddler Held my hand during labor and delivery just a few weeks ago Sometimes sleeps on the floor to comfort his … Continue reading

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