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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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Winter & Spring Holidays

Before children, we celebrated, like, two holidays a year. Well, maybe we celebrated more, but just with booze and parties. Now, it seems like we make a bigger deal out of more holidays every year, and this year was no … Continue reading

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New Year, Newly Painted Wall

Many years ago, I swore off painting for the rest of my life. I had painted the entire interior of my condo and Dan’s townhome and was done. When we built our new house, we paid the builders to paint … Continue reading

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