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“The Baby”

“The Baby”

  Truth be told the one writing this story should be Joey, as this his memory to tell. Shoulda/woulda/coulda, but isn’t! 🙂 Instead, I am telling it for him! We were recently driving home from nowhere in particular and he asked me if I remembered our very first “family” outing with Chloe, the baby, after(…)

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Meringue Clouds

Meringue Clouds

I just have to say a few words about our experience making these before I give you the recipe. First off, for those that do not know me well, I am NOT a baker or a chef! I do put a meal on the table every night and make basic cookies, cakes, etc., but I(…)

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Weekly Wrap-Up ~ Week 9: Museum, Playground & Baking Soda

Weekly Wrap-Up ~ Week 9: Museum, Playground & Baking Soda

  When I was looking ahead to this week (Week 9), and the following week (Week 10) I was overwhelmed. With Joey having two days off this week, and so much time out of the house, I wasn’t sure how we would fit in all the scheduled work. Much to my amazement, we are sitting(…)

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Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Gene Simmons

Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Gene Simmons

A few years ago when we were still putting a bazillion rubber bands in Chloe’s hair for gymnastics competitions, this thing about her looking like KISS (specifically Gene Simmons) started. Her hair was all fluffed and crazy, and she has a gigantic tongue! From then on she was adamant that she was going to be(…)

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It’s Time for Operation Christmas Child

It’s Time for Operation Christmas Child

I just received our packet in the mail and an e-mail reminding me it is that time again. But to be honest, I really didn’t need the reminder! We were just in the Dollar Store last week shopping for party supplies for Chloe’s birthday party when she saw the shoe box sized plastic containers. She(…)

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Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning…..9/11

Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning…..9/11

On September 11, 2001 I woke and moved about my day as any other day. My husband Joey was home because our then just turned 2 year old had her yearly check up at the doctor. She asked me to turn on the television for her while we were getting ready. What I would find(…)

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Ten on Ten ~ April 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten ~ April 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten: Take a photo every hour for ten consecutive hours on the tenth of each month. Document a day of your life and find beauty among the ordinary moments. . Some beach, somewhere…… . . An early birthday present to Joey from my parents. It is a “4” slice toaster. I think the(…)

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365 Project ~ Days 11-14

365 Project ~ Days 11-14

. Day 11:  Tuesday, January 11th . This photo is one of a series I took while at the RMSC on Monday.  It was taken after I had posted my Monday photo and I really wanted this one included in my 365Project so here it is on Tuesday instead!  The special traveling exhibit CSI has(…)

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Ten on Ten ~ January 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten ~ January 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten: Take a photo every hour for ten consecutive hours on the tenth of each month. Document a day of your life and find beauty among the ordinary moments. . . The musical instruments that the children play. Music is a growing part of our lives. It started with Chloe taking violin, then(…)

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365 Project ~ Days 5 & 6

365 Project ~ Days 5 & 6

A Day Five:  Wednesday, January 5th A Snow, snow, came again.  Since getting hit with two weeks of snow starting on the 1st of December, we have had virtually nothing else.  Then we had a thaw and two days of 40-50 degree weather.  The kids have been hoping for more snow so that they can(…)

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