Tag 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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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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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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We had ourselves a merry little Christmas (with matching Christmas pajamas, of course)

Tim and I are home from our holidays spent in Chicago and we can’t believe it’s already over. I was expecting nine days at ‘home’ to feel so long but it seriously flew right on by. We had some great experiences … Continue reading

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High tea at the Langham Hotel

I love giving people experiences as Christmas gifts, and this year I decided to take my mom to high tea at the Langham Hotel in downtown Chicago for an early Christmas present. Yesterday afternoon my mom and I enjoyed wonderful tea, … Continue reading

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