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Dressed to Impress

On March 21, 2013 By

I am not a “fashionista.”  A typical weekend (pre-pregnancy) consisted of comfy yoga pants (or jeans, if I was going out) and a hoodie sweatshirt and/or t-shirt depending on the weather.  My hair is perpetually in a ponytail, and while I typically do not leave the house without SOME form of make-up, usually my beautification [...]

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Panic

On February 28, 2013 By

A few days ago I arrived home to a package tucked strategically under my garage overhang in an effort by the FedEx man (albeit a feeble one) to shield it from the pouring rain.  Seeing as my husband and I utilize online shopping to buy such mundane things as lotion, vitamins, and razors, coming home [...]

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Modge-Podge Shoes

I take no credit for the genius of this idea, See Kate Sew has the whole tutorial. She is a genius at making cute shoes, especially from old ones.

I made three variations of shoes this year (and I am making 1 more of the dictionary shoes for a friend.)

This [...]

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What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.

- Dr. Seuss

Thanksgiving has long been a day to give thanks. To spend time with family and realize all that you have. But over the last few generations it has taken on another meaning. It’s the [...]

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1st Father’s Day Gift

On June 18, 2010 By

I have racked my brain about what to get D for his first Father’s Day.

I wanted a sweet gift that reflected Little G and that D was a dad. A tie just would not do!

After a long long time I decided on a t-shirt. Okay okay I know that sounds lame. But here’s [...]

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10 Great baby shower gifts

On January 13, 2010 By

In no particular order here are my favorite/ most useful baby gifts. Please keep in mind that Little G is only 5 months old, so this list may be updated when he is a bit older.
1.  Baby Monitor – Yes everyone registers for a monitor, but having a great monitor is a totally [...]

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Simple last minute gift

On December 24, 2009 By

So little G has been in daycare 2 days a week for about a month now. I wasn’t sure if I should get the daycare girls a gift and what…
I donated $5 to a well building project through Living Water International and bought a cute little ornament to go with it for each person.
This [...]

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