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Wekly Wrap-Up ~ Week 15:  Back Into The Swing of Things

Wekly Wrap-Up ~ Week 15: Back Into The Swing of Things

  Monday: Joey was still off on vacation. We were able to get most of our holiday decorations down as well as a desperately needed cleaning out of our storage space in the basement. I started off the week feeling great about all the blog posts I was getting lined up to post as well.(…)

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Christmas Tree Memories

Christmas Tree Memories

As we rode out in the wagon at Stokoe Farms this year, I spent some time recapping some of the stories from years past of cutting our Christmas tree. We had my mother-in-law, Janice with us for the first time and we thought it might be fun to share some of the Christmas Tree  Memories(…)

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Thanksgiving Thankfuls ~ November 2nd, 2010

Thanksgiving Thankfuls ~ November 2nd, 2010

Every morning as I lie awake in bed, I hear the drawers slamming in Jayden’s room as he gets dressed.  I hear the clunk of Chloe’s door popping open as she heads to the bathroom.   Then I hear the rhythm of little feet on the floor, the pause, the slight whimper at the sight(…)

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I ♥ Faces ~ Surprise!

I ♥ Faces ~ Surprise!

I ♥ Faces is having “Surprise!” week.  Here is what they have to say:  We love surprises and this week’s photo challenge theme reflects that! Choose a photo that you feel best describes “surprise!” to you and maybe the Guest Judge will pick yours as their fav! Photo entry must (of course) feature a human(…)

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Knitting – From the Beginning

Knitting – From the Beginning

For those of you that really know me, you know that I don’t sew, use a sewing machine, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint or anything else crafty or involving cloth!  That was until the fall/winter of 2008.  Chloe was involved in a home school Waldorf-like program called Lilac Children’s Garden where one of the things they(…)

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Flashback Friday-New Year’s Edition

Flashback Friday-New Year’s Edition

For New Year’s Eve 2008 we were given the opportunity to do something different.  Rochester was celebrating it’s 175th Anniversary with a big kickoff bash on New Year’s Eve.  The Bach Children’s Chorus was going to be singing downtown and a special ball full of wishes was to be set on fire downtown.  The chorus(…)

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Flashback Friday-Weddings

Flashback Friday-Weddings

    For this Flashback Friday I decided to do a “Wedding Post”.   As Thanksgiving has passed, and Christmas is near, so many of us are counting our blessings.  I think our marriages should be right up there on that list!  So in honor of all of our marriages, her are the photos that show(…)

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