Category Archives: holidays

Candy Cane Lane

Yes, it’s true, Americans like to go over the top. Christian’s been loving the lights this holiday season, so we made a point of visiting Candy Cane Lane (actually, El Corzo Lane in Rancho Santa Margarita) on Christmas Eve. Bella … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

Christian was pleased to make the acquaintance of a new dolly friend, Sterling, who was asleep in bed next to him when he woke. He was happy with his wooden tree blocks as well. (And his Christmas sweater was a … Continue reading

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Bella's Stocking

When I have the chance moment that I’m feeding myself while the baby is asleep, I indulge in one of my bad habits: reading while eating. I prefer magazines – so I don’t have to focus too hard – specifically … Continue reading

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Smells like the Holidays

Wheee-ew. Just having my first day “at home” (which included going to a parade that was canceled due to the unrelenting downpour and local errands), after a couple weeks of nonstop holiday activity. And our holiday guests haven’t started arriving … Continue reading

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Hands in the air if

you’re thinking about food right now. Although I thought I would skip the food stress around Thanksgiving – planning a couple night’s worth of meals for camping proved to require just as much foresight and preparation. True, I didn’t make … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

A little video from JibJab that Chad put together for Halloween featuring me, him, Bella, and the baby – singing and dancing! Check it out here: The Monster Mash

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The Outside

Traditionally when my family gets together for the holidays we usually make it at least once to the Potomac River or canal for a nice long walk. Somehow that pleasure got skipped this year, perhaps because my parents’ new condo … Continue reading

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