Monthly Archives: January 2015

I Have Been Seriously Contemplating Whether or Not Leaving the House is Worth It

It’s been feast or famine around here, hasn’t it?Β  Make sure to read the end – for the happy ending postscript. And a fair warning – there are discussions of various gross bodily fluids in this post.Β  Feel free to … Continue reading

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A Super Fun Exciting Announcement (and some confessions I should have made long ago)

I’ll save the super fun exciting announcement for the end of this post! πŸ™‚ I’ve been meaning to make a few confessions for a long time, and as it so all too often goes with confession, I’ve been putting it … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #10: To Kill A Mockingbird (from October 2014)

This is my tenth post about 2014’s books for The Classics Club (just a bit late).Β  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.Β  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.Β  I’ll try not to include … Continue reading

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Connect , Then Correct

Last night was a bit of a disaster.Β  After a fun evening with Yiayia, the last half hour before bedtime with Ellie was pretty awful.Β  She was exhausted, there was a lot of screaming, crying, arms flailing, and general sadness, … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Books #9/#11: Northanger Abbey/Sense and Sensibility (from September/November 2014)

This is my ninth post of 2014 for The Classics Club (just a bit late).Β  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.Β  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.Β  I’ll try not to include too … Continue reading

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September/October Sewing: Juggling, Twirling, and Writing, Oh My!

So as not to make a bunch more small sewing posts, here are my final three sewing projects from Fall 2014. First, every year, I made my sister-in-law a set of cards for her birthday.Β  This year, I sewed ribbon … Continue reading

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Off To Alaska! (Part 3 of 3)

Here’s Part 1 and Part 2. Finally, I present to you a few videos from our trip, full of cute children doing cute things.Β  How could you not want to watch them all? #1: I interview the girls about their … Continue reading

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