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Quarantine Continued

Oh how utterly naive I was three months ago when the coronavirus hit the U.S. I was hoping it would only last a few weeks. Ha ha ha. I remember when the girls’ schools closed, I was so stressed because … Continue reading

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Life in the Time of Corona

It’s nearly 11pm. I just put the batter for Soft Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies in the fridge to cool overnight and a pan of Triple Chocolate Stout Beer Brownies in the oven.  I’ve also almost finished a bottle of Decoy … Continue reading

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Frozen II: Chambers Family Edition

For the second year in a row, our family road-tripped up to Mammoth Lakes for a “snow vacation.” We planned this trip in early January with another family and were anticipating a long weekend with lots of snow. In 2019, … Continue reading

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A SoCal Christmas

We spent the month leading up to Christmas preparing for the big holiday by decorating, baking a ton of cookies, and participating in some favorite holiday events and some new ones. Here’s a quick recap of what we did for … Continue reading

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All We Did This Fall

Technically, it’s still Fall, but we mostly crammed all of our main Fall activities into late September and all of October, so that’s what this blog post is going to be focused on. Every year we do a few fun … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Easter

This year, our Easter started with the traditional egg hunt, baskets/gifts, and church service in California and ended with William and I falling asleep in a country farm house in Ohio, completely unexpectedly. Let me back up… First of all, … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions – Old and New

On the heels of Thanksgiving came Christmas and we celebrated all month long, as we did with the previous two holidays. We incorporated some beloved traditions into our celebrations this year and tried a few new activities, too. As the … Continue reading

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A Tardy, But Thankful Thanksgiving

Well…Christmas was yesterday and I’m just now getting around to writing about our Thanksgiving events and activities. Keeping up with three kids, three houses, three jobs, and life is all encompassing. As overwhelmed as I often feel, I am equally … Continue reading

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A Frenzy of Fall Fun

Fall is here (well, sort of…we live in Southern California near the coast). We skipped apple picking in September (you can read about last year’s adventures here), packed a lot of pumpkin into October, and are now 2/3 of the … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’ 2018

Summer has wound down. Labor Day has come and gone. All the kids are back in school and daycare full time. I’m back to work and teaching after my six-month maternity leave. Last week, even the calendar forced us all … Continue reading

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