Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas (in pictures)…

My parents (my mom specifically) sent us two packages full of presents. Something for every day from the 14th-24th. We opened them as we remembered to. Which usually meant we opened a few at a time. It was a lot … Continue reading

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The Visit…

The Holidays mean family gathered ’round. That’s why I invited my cousin, Ken and his wife, Kat, and their family up to our house to spend some time together this month. They came up on the 6th. It was a … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas…

As you know, I simplified my Christmas decor this year. It makes it seem so much more “designer”. I love the old book I found at a yard sale, and the little elf we got from a neighbor this year. … Continue reading

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Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets…

My kids have been eating a LOT of instant oatmeal packets around here recently. Those things get kinda pricey at $.30/ea. So, I set out to see if I could make them for cheaper, and with real fruit (not dried … Continue reading

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A Dose of Cute…

Here’s a bit o’ cute to get you going on a monday morning… 5 mo 3 weeks Molly all swaddled in my sling and the baby car seat- 2 years Playing with play dough when the power was out. Almost … Continue reading

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The Wind Storm and Our Neighbor Gift…

The Story: The Wind Storm 12/1/2011 Wednesday was a HUGE wind storm here in Layton and the surrounding cities. I would normally have stayed in the house and never left…but, Ginny was here and I had to get her to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and The Live Tree…

Our Thanksgiving craft. We did this when I finally changed my attitude about the upcoming holiday (see previous post). It was fun, and they turned out cute, I think. This was only a couple days before Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving day came … Continue reading

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