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Code Word

“Mom, can we play a game?” That’s usually code word for “Quality time is my favorite love language, but I don’t know about that yet, but I do know that sitting with you for a prolonged period of time is … Continue reading

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Wilshire Blvd. Biking

Perfect weather + Family time = Awesomeness This morning Natalie squealed with excitement when we told her it was the day of Ciclavia. “YESSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!” she exclaimed. Then off she ran to her room to get dressed for the day. The … Continue reading

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Splashing Joy

Today as I looked out the window, my heart was all kinds of happy. Jacob and Natalie were splashing away in the jacuzzi. It’s their giant bathtub or miniature pool, however you want to look at it. They love it! … Continue reading

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2 incredible compliments

Yesterday Steve gave me two incredible compliments! 1) “This is the best pie I have ever eaten.” Wow. Wow. Wow. I was speechless. Really?!?! In 38 years of life and all the tastes of pie he’s had….this was the best … Continue reading

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Two different weekends

It’s amazing how different one weekend can be from another. Amazing to think that two weekends ago it was raining cats and dogs and this past weekend it was hot, hot, hot. Such different activities for each of the weekends … Continue reading

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150 of them

Today was a glorious day. Even started off feeling productive. Made a quick run to the grocery store to get all that I needed for a crockpot chili dinner. Granted, would have been even more awesome had I planned that … Continue reading

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Just a pack of gum……but it threw off my day

It seems silly, yes, I know. It’s a first-world problem for sure. But the reality of it was an indicator of how ‘out of control’ my life sometimes feels. Today the kids were going to exchange Valentine’s with their sweet … Continue reading

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