Thanksgiving Recipe: 2010

This year’s recipe for a great Thanksgiving was different from last year’s although, no less delicious. 1 cup of sweet brotherly love 3 glasses of pumpkin pie martini to enjoy with some great friends 1 pint-size picky eater forced to eat half his turkey before being set free to play. Instructions: Once children are done… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipe: 2010

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Summer To-Do List: Bake July 4th Cookies

Next on the Summer To-Do List… This past Tuesday my friend, Meagan came over so we could have a cookie baking party. We baked, iced and decorated 40 July 4th Cookies for the Base BBQ tomorrow night. It was such a good time, although our decorating skills need some tweaking. July 4th is a very… Continue reading Summer To-Do List: Bake July 4th Cookies

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Blueberry Waffles

I can’t say I didn’t help him.  I can’t say I didn’t ask, in advance, for blueberry waffles.  I actually set out the ingredients and filled the coffee pot the night before.  What can I say, I’m a control freak.  And my husband, as amazing as he is, doesn’t know his way around a kitchen… Continue reading Blueberry Waffles

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Eggs and Dye

Easter in our house means more than chocolate Easter Bunnies, dyed eggs and cheap wicker baskets.  It means great things to us about God and resurrection and love and hope.  But there are certain childish frivolities that still mean a lot, no matter where the meaning stems from. There’s something to be said about a… Continue reading Eggs and Dye

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Sunday Links

I just bought the supplies to make one of these – DIY Lazy Susan Craft Station. I need a girl bad to make this adorable tutu t-shirt. Next time I get some cute books for a little one’s birthday I’ll be sure to use these vintage printable bookplates. This craft station is amazing. I think… Continue reading Sunday Links

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Sunday Links

I missed last Sunday so here’s a double dose of what I’ve been clicking on this week.  Enjoy! I know Tripp is a little young but I think I have to make one of these handprint trees with him this year.  Thanks SmartBottom Enterprises. Julia Bettencourt always has adorable projects and this Gift Card Holder… Continue reading Sunday Links

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Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

Ingredients for a Taylor-style Thanksgiving 1 set of wonderful in-laws willing to house 8 family members for an extended weekend and host Thanksgiving dinner for 18 people 1 set of parents willing to fly Thanksgiving weekend to visit with their daughter and son-in-law, grandson, their in-laws, their son-in-law’s brother’s in-laws, and their in-law’s daughter and… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

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My little guy, you’re ONE today.  ONE year.  365 days.  365 kisses goodnight.  365 little smiles. Three weeks ago I ordered you a birthday cake.  When I hung up the phone I was dumbfounded.  How could I possibly be ordering a cake for a baby who, ONE short year earlier, was making a relatively difficult… Continue reading One.

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Thanksgiving Travels

Friday began our Thanksgiving travels.  We left out of Moron at 7 AM Friday morning and flew to Dover, DE.  A night with friends in DC and now we’re in State College, PA, visiting my parents.  I love these trips.  A few days here, a few days there, a chance to say hello to people… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travels