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Cleaning house (and so much more).

I gave myself an unofficial challenge this first month of the new year. Perhaps without even knowing I had done so, but as the days and weeks pass it has shaped itself in my head and my actions. It all … Continue reading

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A DIY Answer to the Dress-up Storage Question.

Our lucky little girls (M will surely inherit her big sister’s legacy) have quite a dress-up stash. When we moved into this house two years ago, Dot began accruing dress-up dresses. First, a Sleeping Beauty get-up as a Christmas gift … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning.

This morning M&M woke early, 5-5:30 and never went back to sleep despite attempts on the part of both parents. About 6:30 I did my best to put her back down and went downstairs for coffee and quiet computer time. … Continue reading

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My First Ever New Year’s Resolutions.

Twenty-twelve. Welcome 🙂 I’ve never been one to do the resolution thing. Which is not to say I don’t make changes in my life; I think I tend to be more gradual and less, well…organized this time of year. Last … Continue reading

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2011: The Year in Review.

This holiday season I spent the better part of a week custom designing calendars for some of our family as gifts. I also did photo books for each girl. That amounts to a lot of time spent sifting through photos … Continue reading

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Home.

We’ve taken to referring to our residence as a “miracle house.” And it is. Time continues to reveal our ownership of this house home a crazy fluke of life circumstances that can only really be classified as “meant to be.” … Continue reading

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Busty: husband, partner, baby-daddy, friend.

There aren’t really words enough to articulate my thanks for Tony. As I type this he is out flushing the antifreeze from my undriveable-for-fear-of-that-clunking-noise car (reliable, what?). Oh, yeah, he also got up at 4am to go Black Friday shopping … Continue reading

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The Things I Take For Granted.

This post somewhat echoes the sentiment of being thankful for reliable transportation. This morning, when I left the house with maybe a minute to spare (5:50am, headed to a workout), the garage door stopped halfway shut. And crooked. And it … Continue reading

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Washer and Dryer.

This morning as we headed downtown to celebrate a birthday with some family time and Indian food, I noticed a lady waiting for the bus with a laundry basket full of clothes and detergent. Yeah. I am so very thankful … Continue reading

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Quiet weekends.

You know that feeling, when your Saturday is coming to a close, and your stomach drops a little at the thought of another crazy week? And then you remember that tomorrow is Sunday. And that your Sunday is free!* That. … Continue reading

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