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A Brief History of Em’s Halloween Costumes

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Hindsight is 20/20. 2005, Em’s 3rd birthday party with recycled skirts made from daddy’s pant legs.  Flower hats made from recycled upholstery materials. Apparently I’ve always been a recycle-er.  I was “green” before “green” was even cool. With jewelry I love to take old pieces apart and repurpose them into something fun and modern, which […]

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Ways to use your old Halloween candy…

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I talked with Em about healthy choices and all the Halloween candy she got this year…she was going to weigh off a few pounds of it and give it to the dentist but decided to donate it to the Gingerbread cause this year, instead. Two years ago Jason’s sister moved in with us for a […]

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My cutie patooties!

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In the history of my 38 years and 10 months… I have never bought a Halloween costume… …until October 30th, 2010. Emily changed her mind at the last minute of what she wanted to be. I hadn’t technically made her a Halloween costume, per se. Last year in school she did a report on the […]

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The 411, Part Deux

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Sorry! I literally did not intend to leave you hanging but between poopy diapers, homeschooling, pumping, trying to keep my kitchen clean, showering periodically, making meals, snuggling, etc, apparently big nuggets of time are no longer at my disposal. Today I did, however, stay up after Ryan’s 5:00 a.m. feeding and do Turbo Jam, as […]

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Smitten

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I know I’ve been MIA…I can’t help it. I’m totally smitten and loving it, but dreading it at the same time…Love is complicated. I’m also exhausted getting only 2 and a half hour sleep cycles in each night, but I know that won’t last forever. Here are things I love: I love Ryan’s peach fuzz…it’s […]

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Fun with Em…

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It all started at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science… We hit most of the displays. Em loved it! There was a fabulous gem display that affirms my continued awe of God’s creativity! And the dinosaurs! So cool! There was even a skull from a Stegosaurus that was excavated north of Denver the year […]