Category Archives: Family

Hurricane Sandy

We have been very fortunate to be only minimally affected by the storm.  Tuesday night was pretty awful, the wind sounded like a train passing very close to the house.  I was reading “Winter Holiday” to Margaret and as it … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pie

It’s 3:30 on a Tuesday afternoon, the kids are playing quietly, DH is working at his desk and I thought I’d get myself a quiet cup of coffee and a slice of blueberry pie leftover from this weekend.  Getting a … Continue reading

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Last Day of School

Margaret had her last day of school as a 1st grader.  Her teacher is so wonderful, we were really lucky to get someone who is so fired up about the kids and who clearly loves them so much.  And of … Continue reading

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June 3

End of year preparations.  Peanut, tree nut, gluten and dairy-free ice cream needed for end of year picnic.  Got philly swirls to fit the bill for everyone!  Woohoo!  Thank you to @EAH123 for the suggestion! Baked GF/DF brownies for the … Continue reading

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Cake or Death?

Last weekend Charlotte went to a birthday party and was introduced to the wonders of Lego kits.  She’s liked it so much that Margaret wants to get her some for her birthday–have you seen the new line of Legos marketed … Continue reading

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Birthday Prep

We are in the final count down to Charlotte’s birthday.  I am hard at work on the goodie bags.  My quest for the goodie bag is to find something that is consumable (so the parents aren’t stuck with it forever), … Continue reading

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It’s been a bad week for reading.  I think I read something like 5 pages and I’ve been unable to get my books on CD to play through my ipod or itouch.  I’m sure if I sat down and looked … Continue reading

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