Celebrations

it’s a heart-shaped world

i feel like such a season pusher here. it isn’t even February yet and i’m already posting about Valentine’s Day. personally, i think Valentine’s Day is a commercialized load of well crap fraught with unrealistic expectations and inevitable disappointments (thanks Hollywood and Madison Avenue). that said, there are so many completely cute things to make (and eat)! with […]

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who’s in charge here?

Donny, obvs. yep. he’s our Elf on the Shelf. first year we’ve ever done this. i can’t report perfect behavior, but it sure the heck is nice to have someone else to reference for discipline. for a month. #goodparenting i’ve also had a ton of fun with him. here are a few of his adventures. […]

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the Christmas party

i cannot even believe it is only 10 days ’til Christmas, y’all! i thought i had everything under control. now i’m not so sure. but aside from that minor detail of oh, you know, presents, i have hit all my major milestones, including the infamous Woodward Holiday Open House. this party is so legendary, i […]

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a birthday wish

today, i’m celebrating my 43rd birthday. that’s right 43. not 29 for the 15th year running. and i do mean celebrating. this year, i’m owning it — however little or much that stupid number means, it’s my official number this year and i plan to be proud of it. i’ve worked hard to get here […]

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Friday favorites: holiday decorating edition

happy Friday, y’all! did this full week after the holiday seem almost impossible to anyone else? gaahhh . . . anyhoo, we don’t get our tree until tomorrow and the rest of the weekend will be consumed with doing all our decorating indoors and out. however, we did something different this year and started putting up some of the […]

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NaBloPoMo day 27: 100 reasons to be thankful

y’all know i already did my obligatory Thanksgiving list like days ago. this is totally different. this is about me waking up this morning to find that i have 100 (one hundred!!) awesome followers. thanks gajillions, to each and every one of you! what a wonderful Thanksgiving surprise. i continue to be amazed, warmed and […]

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