Monthly Archives: January 2010

month one, done

I have survived 31 days of Project 365. Evidence here: And yes, there are more than 31 photos. I started a day early and once did two. Reflections shortly, but first, a weekend report. Alex had a weightlifting competition and … Continue reading

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five good things | midwinter edition

1. Still in the afterglow of Alex’s birthday. She made chocolate chip cookies midweek. Not for me, but she let me have two, still warm. I snuck a third. Don’t tell her. 2. Amos is home. I have been following … Continue reading

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lost and found

So, if you accidentally lose your diamond (not the little diamond you had when you got married, but the bigger one (at least to you) that came after you survived two pregnancies, and the one you demanded of your husband … Continue reading

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ear this

There was one last birthday event for Miss Alex. She has been waiting to get her ear cartilage pierced for a year. It’s taken four trips to the tattoo parlor (do they even call them that anymore?). She had to … Continue reading

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buon compleanno continued

In Part One, Alex decides to celebrate her 16th birthday by throwing her first dinner party. Prep done, festivities on. Appetizers at 6, and dinner at 7. Alex’s menu included stuffed mushrooms, crostini, caprese skewers, melon wrapped in proscuitto, and … Continue reading

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buon compleanno alessandra! part one

Fair warning….I’m going to stretch this out to two posts, maybe three. And just in case you wondered about teenagers today…let me just say (again), they are awesome. And not just mine…pretty much all of them. So Alex had a … Continue reading

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five good things | allie rose edition

Baby girl turns 16 tomorrow. Which means she kind of really for sure isn’t a baby anymore. Party in the works…a dinner party for 11 friends (boys and girls) and she’s cooking. Steve and I are doing the clean up, … Continue reading

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