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Hello Handsome

January 26, 2012


Saturday was another landmark day for our family.  It brought the birthday of our newest member, Eli-James Lee. Is he not the very image of perfection? He has deep blue eyes and the same nose that E1 has. 7 pounds, 15 ounces 50 cm or 20 inches long Head and chest measurements in proportion. This […]

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Wordless Wednesday – How Do You Do It?

September 6, 2011

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I have been asked, more than once, how it is I manage to cook with some or all of the kids around. And take pictures of the whole scenario. To be honest, I don’t really remember working any other way. I don’t really buy into the concept that my kids are ‘under foot’   We […]

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Sweet Music in Mama’s Ears

June 3, 2011

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Today marks day 8 in my household’s journey through severe gastrointestinal bug territory.  This has been preceded by 10 days of respiratory illness.  But let me begin at the beginning. Approximately two and a half weeks ago, E1 began coughing.  Not unusual, our household has been known to come down with an illness or six […]

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Apple Dumplings!

November 3, 2010

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My grandmother used to make these for me, individually freeze them in foil, and bring them to me at university.  I always loved them when she made them fresh at her house, and tasting them while I was away was an incredibly sweet reminder of home.  And again, it was a great way to use […]

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