Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 Year in Review Mini-Album

I can’t believe another year has come and gone.  I thought it was just me thinking the year flew by, but thankfully many of my friends have expressed this same sentiment. One of the things I’m hoping to work on … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories 2010

I’ve started taking down some of the Christmas decorations around the house.  I don’t know if it’s my imagination, but I swear my collection of wreaths, candles, and assorted holly and pinecone doodads grows just a little bigger every year.  Before … Continue reading

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Providence

This is where it all started. I honestly can’t believe it’s been 18 years since that first Christmas together.  I could never have imagined the journey my life has been – the joy, the heartbreak, the trials, and the victories.   … Continue reading

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Well, Hello Dollies

Tradition is very important to me and especially so at Christmas.  Case in point – Hello Dollies.  As long as I can remember, my mom has always made them at Christmas.  Now I make Hello Dollies at Christmas.  The funny … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions – New and Old

Every year, my daughter and I make Christmas sugar cookies.  It’s one of our favorite traditions. This year, during one of our numerous trips to Target, my daughter found a gingerbread house kit on the holiday aisle.  We’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Wine Cork Christmas Ornaments

In case you haven’t yet noticed, like to make things.  This is especially true at Christmas.  For me, Christmas and handmade go hand in hand. I’ve amassed quite a collection of wine corks (no judgment here please) so I thought … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas–Senior Year Edition

All my friends warned me…senior year is busy.  And let me tell ya – the past two weeks have been CRAZY!  Her bedroom is a little worse for the wear.  I try not to nag  her too much when she’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Champagne Punch

I love Christmas parties!  I love going to Christmas parties and I love having Christmas parties. Last week I hosted the Christmas party for the neighborhood garden club.  It was potluck, so all I had to make was a beverage … Continue reading

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Perspective

Three years ago today, this is what we woke up to. Tripp and I laid in bed all night listening to the freezing rain.  We could see the flashing lights of transformers blowing up all around us.  And I’ll never … Continue reading

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Why I Love My New Camera – Reason #246

Man I love my new camera! Well I guess it’s not that “new” anymore.  I’ve had it for a few months now and have done a lot of reading about photography to try and figure out all the bells and whistles.  I’ve … Continue reading

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