Monthly Archives: December 2008

Gotta Blow on It!

*Reading Ava our Danger Ranger book Jaime:  See that house is on fire.  Fire is hot! Ava:  Yep, you gotta blow on it.

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Menu Plan Monday

Having an entire week at home is a luxury! I’m looking forward to cooking as much as I can. Sunday: Thai Meatballs with Peanut dipping sauce; salad; homemade bread. As long as you use GF bread crumbs and a GF … Continue reading

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Dan’s new love

Delish and easy Tasty like regular bread With cheese—heaven

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I have a new love

my dear husband bought it I’m now in love with the mixer . . . and even more with him *photo courtesy of

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Best Christmas Toys

We’ve been quite blessed this holiday season, despite the negative economy.  If you are one of the 20 people behind the Google searches for toys for a 2 1/2  year old girl, this post is for you. 

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New Favorites

While I haven’t been writing in the blog much lately**, I’ve been reading a number of blogs on a regular basis.  Here are a few of my new favorites: (No) Sex in the City:  Witty, concise and adorable.  Natalie’s a … Continue reading

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The 500th Post, a Recap of the Previous 499

This is the 500th post of our blog. (Not quite the same volume as my political blog, where I’ve written something like 2000 posts). I haven’t kept up this blog as much over the past year or so, due mostly … Continue reading

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I go on the potty, Mama!

Dan, Ava & I have been working to help her grow out of her diapers.  It’s been challenging to say the least over time. Today Ava asked to go potty while we were at Target, and that’s when I knew … Continue reading

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Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring

This is more for Jaime. You got me interested in ballet with renting Center Stage the other day, so I meandered around Wikipedia finally ending up on Youtube watching this, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring ballet. This is, as far … Continue reading

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Christmas traditions

Wow, what a difference a year makes!  Ava was putting each ornament onto the tree this year.  She loves the ornaments–especially the beaded star, shiny balls and apples.  As we placed the candy canes on the tree, I thought of … Continue reading

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