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Seven Quick Takes

Linking up with Jen, who has been getting all kinds of practice at signing her name

1. I have been meaning to write all week, but it’s been a glorious week and I have a hard time spending nap time inside when it’s perfect outside. After a long, long winter, I was thrilled to have a little bit of color from reading outside in 64 degrees of sunshine. It’s not exactly dolphins in the seas off Mexico good,

(photo shamelessly stolen from my mom’s Facebook), but considering it wasn’t so long ago (a week) that I was looking at this:


Snow in April is all kinds of wrong.

I’ll take every last one of those sixty- or seventy-odd degrees. Every one.

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Birthday Party in a Box

Fair warning: I may use this idea on others, so if you read this and get a similar box for your birthday (even if it’s years from now) just act really really surprised and pretend you didn’t see it here first. This was too fun not to use again.  Continue reading

Dear Sophia

Today is your birthday, your first one. How has it been a whole year since you were born in the dark, early morning hours, looking around with those giant eyes of yours? I can hardly remember our lives and family before you were here.  Continue reading

Seven Quick Takes

Linking up with Jen and Co. for takes in multiples of seven

1. Checking in from the frozen tundra. Okay, so Christy may have bragging rights as far as the whole coldness thing goes, but 3 degrees (feels like -15) isn’t exactly running weather, no matter what the instaweather app says. Continue reading