Author Archives: Minding My Nest

About Minding My Nest

wife, mom, not-so-empty nester.

I Photograph

I walk, I look, I see, I photograph.  ~Leon Levinstein, 1955  Seems like I’m always leaving something at Carrie’s house.  After Bryan’s birthday weekend, I realized that I had left my two round brushes – for three days I walked … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog!

Happy New Year friends!  As part of my New Year’s resolution, I’ve decided to move to my own big-girl, self-hosted blog.  You can now find me at- http://mindingmynest.com/ I just want to take this opportunity to thank all you so … Continue reading

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The Unforgettable Year 2011

Dear 2011, If it was your intention to make sure that I would remember you, well then I’d say Mission Accomplished.  I mean, just the weather alone was memorable.  Who could forget the blizzard that dumped over a foot of … Continue reading

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10 Things–What Made Me Happy This Christmas

The past couple of nights I’ve stayed up into the wee hours gathering photos for my December Daily album. This Christmas has just been so special.  The thing is, it’s not as if we did anything out of the ordinary … Continue reading

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Over the River and Through the Woods

What I should be doing – taking down the “pretty tree” before it becomes an even bigger fire hazard than it already is. What I am doing instead – drinking coffee and looking through all the pictures I took at … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts

The presents have been unwrapped and the frenzy of the holiday is over.  Now it’s just me and the Christmas Tree in the peace and quiet.   It’s seems like so much of the holidays these days is about excess.  … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Pinterest

All I can say is that it’s a good thing that I have a job.  Since I’ve been home, I have been either a) pinning projects on Pinterest or b) making things I’ve been pinned on Pinterest.  And you know … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

As I sat down to write this blog post, I immediately noticed three things: I need to water my poinsettias There is a giant cobweb in the fireplace The cat has yacked up a giant hairball on the Christmas tree … Continue reading

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My Not-so-empty Nest

I am a walking Hallmark commercial today – my delightful daughter is coming home for Christmas break and I’m so excited I can hardly stand it.  I am so proud of Kelsey and how she successfully completed kicked-ass! in the … Continue reading

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Recipe for Merriment

I have a question for you – when is the last time you laughed so hard your face still hurt the next morning? If it’s been a while, maybe you should have your girlfriends over to play Bunco.  That’s what … Continue reading

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