Monthly Archives: July 2012

Oh the Talking!

Ellie has really started to communicate with us, using mostly easily understandable words.  It’s so fun to watch her learn how to communicate her needs and desires with us.  She’s often quite inventive with the way she uses words.  It’s … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pesto Hummus

I’m currently on a quest to make many delicious flavors of hummus. This is my only new flavor but I recently did a little poll of some food-loving friends of ours and got a lot more great ideas. I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry – It’s Only A “Fauxhawk”

But it does prove that Ellie is finally growing some hair!

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KIOS: Eating, Part 7: The Food Rules

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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She Keeps Us Guessing, That’s For Sure

For the past several months, Ellie has generally woken up around 7:00 am, napped from around noon until 2:00 and gone to sleep around 7:30 at night.   Those times weren’t set in stone, naturally, but we generally could predict when … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ezra!

We hope you have a fabulous day celebrating being FIVE!! Thanks for helping Ellie open her presents on her first birthday.  We hope you have fun opening some presents of your own! They were having fun, honestly, even if they … Continue reading

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A Rare Belly Shot (and Pregnancy Update)

We never seem to remember to take shots of my expanding belly so they’re going to be few and far between around here.  Don’t hold your breath for the next one.  However, we did take advantage of being on vacation … Continue reading

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