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Happy New Year and 2011 Recap

I can’t believe I’m about to write a blog post that looks back on 2011…  Does anyone else feel as though this year went by a little too fast? (Yeah, me too.  I mean, Nate and I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Cabbage… it was supposed to be dinner

When I think about cabbage, my mind usually wanders to my first cabbage patch doll.  She had silky, red hair and came with a bright, yellow dress that reminded me of bananas.  I named her Penelope; and out of all my dolls, … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping I Go

Christmas shopping is uncharted territory, even for the most experienced shopper, and it can most definitely bring out the best or worst in a person. Crowded malls.  Long lines.  Tired cashiers, cranky children, and desperate shoppers.  It’s craziness. Or, if you can … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011

Nate and I were talking the other day about how my mom is one of the kindest, most gracious hosts into whose home we have been invited.  I suppose this makes it official, since Nate married into the family and … Continue reading

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Why This May Be Our Last Year Decorating Cookies

Decorating Gingerbread men on the eve of Thanksgiving is an annual tradition in the ‘L—‘ household, dating back to the days of my early childhood.  I remember the smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, and molasses wafting through the kitchen.  I remember my mom … Continue reading

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Thankful

I am thankful to have real love in my life. True, unadulterated, and pure. In a world that sells fake love and love infused with fillers, I know the real deal. Organic love. I don’t need to fight for it.  … Continue reading

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Just My Hubby and Me = no one else to blame

Last night, I came back from music practice at church, set my folders down in the corner of the living room, hung up my sweater, then made my way back to the kitchen in order to make dinner. Salmon was … Continue reading

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