Valentine’s Date – a Photo Essay

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My husband and I usually do not do anything fancy for Valentine’s Day, maybe some candy and chocolates and a special homemade dinner.  But this year when I saw a Living Social Deal for a Wine Tasting for 2, I couldn’t pass it up. We went on Saturday afternoon the day after Valentine’s Day for […]

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Looking Back on Christmas 2012

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I almost can’t believe how quickly it is all over with, this Christmas rush, gathering with family and friends… all of it.  So much anticipation then it comes and goes like a flash.  We enjoyed this Christmas so much and created lots of memories. Homemade Christmas cards, the fun was in taking them, especially with […]

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A Taste of Summer

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4 Days at the Lake – that is what we did this past weekend.  The boys ran, explored, fished, and played at the beach.  They loved every minute.  Preston says his favorite part was the s’mores, lol.  There is really nothing like the taste of a perfectly browned marshmallow.  We ate delicious food like hot dogs, cheeseburgers, cherries, […]

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Cookie Exchange 2011

Chocolate Kiss, M&M Pretzels

Tis the season for get togethers in all shapes and forms. Last weekend I had a relaxing, fun time with my Mom, Sister, Aunts and Cousins, Sister in Law and her Mom and Daughter too. What a nice time we had, it was our annual Christmas Cookie Exchange. We each made a 6 dozen cookies […]

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Turning 8

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My oldest turned 8 this past week and  we did things a little different this year.  Usually we do the whole party thing, but I thought it was time for some more meaningful time with people he loves.  I asked him if he wanted to have each Grandma take him on a date and then we would […]

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Fun in the Sun

The weather here in Colorado is crazy! One day it is 70 , the next it is snowing and freezing, then back to 70 the next day. Seriously! Last week on one of the so-so days we had some fun outside. Wasn’t too cold, wasn’t too hot. The boys did floor puzzles on the sidewalks, […]

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A Great Ladies Night Out!

Recently, thanks to Living Social I had a fantastic afternoon out with my Mom and Sister.  I must say that since Groupon started it all, we have been able to do things we would never do. This deal was for a painting class that includes a glass of wine, so it is called Painting and […]

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A Blessing in Disguise

I guess one thing about blessings in disguise, you don’t always see them right away. Last summer and fall my husband was unemployed, looking for work. I had the opportunity to increase my hours at work and my husband became the primary caregiver during the day. At the time I never truly stopped to think […]

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