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Plumbing Problems

Words no home owner wants to hear: “I’ve never seen a sewer problem like this one!” Damn. It was 17 degrees yesterday when the workmen arrived to continue their work. The previous day they removed our House Trap. (Know how … Continue reading

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Christmas Decor

Each year I try to remember where to put the Christmas decorations… since I couldn’t find last year’s pictures, I’m creating a post so I can refer to it next year!I used cuttings from our tree to make the banister … Continue reading

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First Birthday Party

Our little Gem stone is almost one year old! This morning she got all dolled up for a birthday brunch with all her friends. I tried my hand at a semi-naked four layer cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. After quiche, … Continue reading

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Thanks and Stockings

Look who’s 8 months old tomorrow! We never travel for Thanksgiving, but the kids won’t see their grandparents this year at Christmas. So, last week we loaded up and made the drive to Tony’s hometown in South Dakota. You can … Continue reading

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Reflections… and Halloween!

Time. Oh goodness, people! Someday I will have time again! Someday I won’t need to spend hours each night on the couch feeding the baby. There won’t be so many loads of diapers to wash and prep. There will be … Continue reading

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Oregon with the Fam

Tony and I love to travel. And we’re good at it, too! You may remember that a few years ago we traveled through Europe for a month with just one carryon bag each. Then we had children, and this happened: … Continue reading

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Diaper Drying Rack

We’ve been cloth diapering for just over two years now and have gone through no less than 3 of those darn metal drying racks! Finally I started searching for other options and came across some old crib rails on the … Continue reading

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Party Time!

Last weekend we celebrated EO’s 2nd birthday on Saturday AND Gem’s baptism on Sunday. Talk about a whirlwind. Tony’s parents aren’t able to visit often, so it made sense to celebrate both events while they were able to attend, but … Continue reading

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New Addition!

One week ago today we¬†welcomed Little Miss Gemma Pearl into the world. On Tuesday, April 3rd at 8:33pm, she weighed 7lb. 4 oz. and was 19 inches long – a petite little thing just like her momma! Gemma was due … Continue reading

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Baby Update

Have I mentioned that Baby #2 is a girl?!? When I first painted this room a few years ago, I did so knowing it would be turned into a gender neutral nursery. With the news that it’s next occupant will … Continue reading

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