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thrifty finds thursday :: vintage puzzles

Thursday, January 6, 2011 14:53 No Comments

we had a partially thrifted christmas again this year. unfortunately it wasn’t completely thrifted like last year (because i was just too darned busy to get to as many sales as i needed) but i did find a few good things over the summer. here’s one of my favorite puzzles i got for the baby. […]

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that’s what he said wednesday :: christmas carols his way

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 10:00 1 Comment

there has been a lot of christmas carol singing by the boys here lately. my favorite though is the baby’s rendition of “rudolph the red nosed reindeer”. in his version the song ends like this: (sung at the top of his 3 year old lungs) “he’ll go down in his own story!”

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homemade :: holiday gifts

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 14:00 No Comments

first of all i need to apologize for the blurry first photo. i forgot to take final photos of this gift until after i gave them. i had to take photos in the evening at my mom’s house….. this was my first official cross stitch design that i’ve ever done from scratch. i’ve done small […]

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christmas vacation

Monday, December 28, 2009 20:27 No Comments

what we’ve been up to on our christmas vacation (so far): enjoying homemade pizza on christmas eve being spoiled by grandma with lots of messy cookies when mommy isn’t watching building legos meant for kids twice his age finding toys (old and new) in every corner of the house.

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merry christmas :: star bokeh

Thursday, December 24, 2009 17:03 No Comments

as you know, i’m a major bokeh lover. i’ve always admired photos of bokeh with shapes of lights. i’ve read some about it but never had the time to try it myself. after calling it quits this morning on the work front i immediately picked up my camera and headed off to try my hand […]

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family friday :: the christmas tree

Friday, December 18, 2009 20:04 No Comments

i’m leaving you today with photos of this year’s christmas tree. for the first time ever i’m allowing myself to take a blogging break. i was going to wait until next week, but i’ve decided after a year of hard work, i deserve an extra week! i may stop in to say hi, but chance […]

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