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Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Christmas Angel.

My girlies went to be super giddy and excited …    Because tomorrow is December 1st. And in our family …. we LOVE Christmas and we LOVE December!   An entire month of celebrating loved ones, baking cookies, family memories, steadfast traditions and holiday joy. And for our family, as Christians, it’s also centered on…

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A Ball of {red} Yarn.

“The simple meditative act of knitting [crocheting] may not bring about world peace, but it certainly has made my world more peaceful.” My sweet Grandma {who the girls fondly call Grandma Cardinal} joined us for afternoon tea and some crocheting lessons. I must say, she was very patient with so much on the go at…

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World at my Fingertips.

Soft, sparkling snowflakes are falling outside the window pane. Lucia calls them Sugar Plum Fairies {oh how I dream of taking her to see the Nutcracker!} … the quiet snow, swirling gently through the air, makes me feel like we’re looking through a snow globe. It’s beautiful. Baby Leia Hyacinth is learning the wonders of…

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Rusty Eye-Sores.

  The afternoon had nearly ended … the last few rays of daylight were slowly fading into the early evening winter dusk … the day was quickly becoming chilly … I looked out my kitchen window while doing the last few dishes from the dinner preparation and found  Abby and Lyla, our second daughter (6)…

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Sugar & Glue.

What does gingerbread house decorating look like in a family of seven?       There is a table full of candy. Lots and lots of candy.   Okay …… and  yes, I  have to admit, I ended up using hot glue to ‘help’ the five little gingerbread houses to stay together … in order for…

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