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Archive for September, 2013
A Very Pumpkin Birthday

Pumpkin Pancetta Ravioli with Sage Cream Sauce

It is time for Pumpkin Pancetta Ravioli in honor of my bloggy friend Julie! Happy Birthday to You! Happy Birthday to You! Happy Birthday Dear Julie! Happy Birthday to You!!! Today, I am thrilled to be celebrating Julie’s (from birthday! Since we can’t be together due to proximity, a…

Our Chalkboard

Our Chalkboard Wall…It is growing on us.

You read that right…we painted a chalkboard wall. I have been considering doing this for months and we finally did it! I thought I would be thrilled. But, with each brush stroke, I got a deeper pit in my stomach and kept thinking…what did I do??? All I could think…

Before Painting the Linoleum Floor

Did you Know you CAN Paint a Linoleum Floor???

Ok, maybe I am the last to know…but, I discovered that you can PAINT a linoleum floor! Do you know what this meant to me?? I could finally do something about my “not so nice” kitchen floor. I have tried to ignore it…so much so, that I couldn’t even describe…

Gardening...You CAN do it!!

Crispy Summer Squash…It Was a Hit!

Ok, here it is…our first squash!! I am SO excited! My dad use to grow squash in the summer and we all really enjoyed it. My family isn’t that into squash, but I am going to work at winning them over. Here is my first attempt. 🙂 Yes…lightly breaded and…

Gardening...You CAN do it!!

Gardening…You CAN do it!!

Gardening. It has been a desire for so long. I talk about it and think about it and then plan for it and then wait. But, this time it is different! I am SO grateful to report that we have a full-fledged garden. There is lettuce and squash, two kinds…

10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers – Part 2

Welcome back to 10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers. This is part two in a two-part series. You can find tips 1- 5 here. My husband just returned from his travels with our little one. He affirmed the helpfulness of these tactics for easing some of the pressures of traveling…

Traveling with Toddlers

10 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers – Part 1

Have you ever traveled with a toddler? My husband can now answer “Yes!” to this question! This past week my husband and our littlest (23 months) embarked on a plane trip to see my husband’s father. In order for this to be a positive experience, I really tried hard to…

A Beautiful Summer

A Beautiful Summer

It has been a beautiful summer! And, I can’t believe it is over…especially because it is 90 degrees out and it is so rarely over 75 degrees where we live. This weather is so rare in fact, that we don’t have air conditioning…but that is a subject for another time….


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