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Category Archives: My life

Comparison and Desire

We’ve all had those days, the kind where you don’t want to get out of bed, and really don’t need to.  But you do, and

My prize!

It’s the best when a package arrives at your doorstep unexpectedly.  In my house, it’s not abnormal to have quite a few

Confession: food sorta controls my life

“I always let my kids do what they wanted with food, because I figured, ultimately it’s the only extraneous thing they could

Chronicling a year…

I’m sure many of you have witnessed people’s attempts to take a picture a day for 365 days.  And I know I’m like totally

Wedding Planning: Sacrifice, Compromise, and {Hidden Costs}

I’ve been planning my wedding since July of 2009, and I’ll be honest, it was REALLY easy up until now because I could just come

Hump year

For the past two years, my birthday has rolled around and I’ve inevitably found myself asking Ryan, “how old am I going to

New Year, new me?

I’ve never been one for making New Year Resolutions or making ‘bucket lists’ but I think it might be time to start.  2011

Hakuna matata

…it means no worries. Everyone always seems so shocked when the new year rolls around.  But honestly, not only do I feel a huge sense

Check out my new blog!

I’ve finally got my new blog up and running, and I’m so excited!! Incase your new to my arena, let me tell you a little about

Confession: I’m addicted to ETSY!

Seriously, if you haven’t yet, do it now….check out ETSY! This is a fantastic site, with all handmade or vintage misfits that

Strawberry Cream Cookies

These are SCRUMPTIOUS!  What is better than cream cheese and a good soft cookie combine!!  Be careful, you probably won’t be able to eat

Stained-Glass Window Cookies

I love the way these look, and you can get really creative with them! These are always a hit with kids, but you might want to warn grandma