Category Archives: family


My sweet Grandma did pass last night, peacefully, with my mom, a few of my grandma’s other daughters and my cousin all by her side. This morning was rough as I spoke to my mom and could hear the pain … Continue reading

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For The Record(s)

*This post was started 2 months ago and will be the 1st of many catch up posts* I decided it was high time for a catch-up post, but I’m going to go backwards so that my brain doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Anything But Boring

We’ve had a great few weeks here, actually a few great months, but I’ll at least re-cap from Spring Break to now. Me, the family and my 4 month belly at the zoo. My parents were here for a week … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

*Guerrilla update* My Girl Scouts did a great job of giving secret gifts and nice notes on doors, they just didn’t really “get” the anonymous part of the whole thing. 🙂 I’m pleased they got into the spirit of giving … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

Right now my family sleeps. I sit listening to the ocean sounds coming from the dishwasher while sipping my homemade knockoff version of Starbuck’s caramel apple cider. Think caramel apple meets hot apple cider. But even better. My version is … Continue reading

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I’m Mediocre and I Like It

Just some thoughts while driving home tonight… Worsts: Jake now works out of the house after being home for 3 months with us (can you say adjustment?) I’ve seen icky wolf spiders with babies on their backs 4 times in … Continue reading

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Frosting For Breakfast

Yesterday I made that incredible cake that I told you all about in my last post, and I am finally ready to post the recipe. Sorry about making you wait so long; first week of school=crazy busy!  Thanks to my … Continue reading

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