Spring Break 2014 Review In Pictures

Spring Break 2014! It started with Easter and ended with my Grandmother's 85th Birthday Party.  I took a few days off and Stella and I made the best of the week. Instead of just writing about it, I decided it would be better to show in pictures. It all started with a visit from the …

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Preparing for Christmas and Decorating the Tree

Tree decorating time! One of my favorite Christmas traditions. We have a fake tree, which allows us to skip the tree lots and get straight to decorating.  I admit, I do miss the smell of a real tree (the smell of Christmas), but at this point in our life, the fake tree works. We seem …

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Kicking-off the Holiday Season right: Giving Thanks and having a Cookie Party

The holiday season has started and it is quite enjoyable thus far.  I know the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is a bit shorter than average, but I honestly don't mind.  Stella is already super excited for Christmas, so the less time of her wondering and [impatiently] waiting, the better, for all of us. We …

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Spooky Teeth – A Halloween Staple

We are getting close to Halloween and already have a fun list of Halloween activities for the next week-and-a-half or so.  The first party was on Friday night at Stella's gym.  They decorated the gym and had all kinds of fun carnival games and activities for the kids.  After completing each game, the kids got …

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Pedicures and Cupcakes – The Perfect Start to a Three Day Weekend

  There is no better way to finish a pedicure than with a pink strawberry cupcake!  And Stella did just that.  #Bliss. Today, Stella and I went to Herban Therapies for Pedicures.  I could sense Stella was needing a little "mommy and me" time, so I booked a mani-pedi for myself, and a pedicure for …

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A Very Happy (and Successful) Easter 2012

Easter for Stella started on Thursday.  We went to our local community center for an Easter party.  It was a bit of a struggle getting Stella out of the house, but once she got out of the car and saw the egg hunt, she was excited. Stella loves hunting eggs (throughout the year, she will …

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