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Family games

Now that Nora is older we have been playing more games as a family. In the last several months we have been enjoying Fluxx and Nora received Haba’s Dancing Eggs for her birthday. Both are tons of fun for the whole family. This past weekend the kids wanted to play Monopoly. It was neat to […]

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A parade of party photos or the holiday season 2012

I can’t write a comprehensive recap of the highlights of the 2012 holiday season. It would take too long. There would be too many words. Instead I present you with a parade of party photos from Christmas 2012 (maybe just as long as several thousand words  but hopefully  cuter  – I tend to photograph the kids a […]

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Halloween 2012

This year the kids went with a group theme – Harry Potter, Hermione, and Ginny Weasley.  These kids are now Halloween pros – they efficiently filled their buckets to rush home to sample themselves into belly achea! We were also joined by Raya’s 11 week old cousin, Jack (in a box) Tee-Hee

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We are moving …

 The house is sold and the move is on! In the past I have blogged some of our home improvement projects and other adventures here. However, our move and the work that will accompany it, the years with of projects and improvements that are haead of us, necessitated a new blog written by both Josh and […]

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Summer Preview

May has been a whirlwind and it seems like if I blink it will be summer vacation. I am still in a bit of denial about this little fact. This weekend was hot and we spent a bunch of it outside – spreading mulch and attending the school’s Fun Run and Garden Party. Even though […]

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Who had a birthday party?

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5th birthday with friends

Nora’s excitement for her 5th birthday was palpable. She was very excited to have her girlfriends from school together to play for an afternoon. It warms my heart to watch Nora with her friends she is so very social and had a great time at her party this Sunday.

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Snippets: At the park

On the way home from school we stopped at a park to play. It goes through a city block and is kind of a valley – the light was lovely and so when I ran to the car to get a bandaid for Nora (who was so excited to be bleeding and actually need a […]

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Day 5: Stain Down, Subfloor Up

[This is part of an ongoing series chronicling our one and half week attempt to finish a handful of moderately involved home improvement projects.  See the whole series here.] As was clear from the Day 4 post, Day 5 was primarily about staining stairs and making big progress on kitchen floor destruction. Amy got right to the […]

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Only child – for the day

This weekend Ben was off with grandparents to see a play. Nora got to experience a solo weekend day with mon and dad. The highlight for me (and probably hers too) was breakfast. Nora and Josh went to a local bakery for pastries. They woke me up with breakfast in bed. Nora was thrilled and clearly felt […]

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