Category Archives: love

October/November Sewing: Hooray for Katie and Baby Annika!

Ellie and Mark gained a new cousin when Baby Annika joined my brother’s family in November.  I have four siblings and I’ve now made five diaper bags, one for each family! (Here’s ours, Eric and Meggan’s, Jon and Leah’s, and … Continue reading

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Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you! He is the Messiah, the Lord!

Merry Christmas!! We love you all! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie and Mark “Hurry! Hurry! Have you heard? A child was born tonight, And every creature large or small Is precious in his sight.” from Hurry! Hurry! Have You Heard by … Continue reading

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Happy “75% of 10 Years” Anniversary to Us!

On a lighter, happier note… The other night I happened to mention that on 12/23, it would be our 7.5-year anniversary. Nik, being the mathematician that he is, pointed out that this means we are 75% of the way to … Continue reading

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Cutest Family Ever (and the dress in action)

Yesterday, Ellie decided that she wanted to wear her new dress so I took the opportunity to take a couple pictures of her in it. twirling fun! I also decided to wear my matching skirt, particularly after realizing I had … Continue reading

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Eight to Celebrate Seven!

Today, Nik and I are remembering seven wonderful years of being married.  To help celebrate, here are eight pictures, one from each year, plus a bonus! 2007, on a sunset cruise in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands (during our honeymoon) … Continue reading

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“Children of the Same Family”

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply:… from Mansfield Park by Jane Austen P.S. Clearly someone forgot to … Continue reading

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With Love From Our Family To Yours

Come over and we’ll share our cute cake with you! 🙂 (This is my favorite easy delicious chocolate cake recipe.  One batch is perfect for a round cake pan.)

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