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Nutcracker 2018

Sorry for the silence around here but Wednesday-Sunday was all about the Nutcracker for me and Isla. Tech rehearsal Wednesday, dress rehearsal Thursday, performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday. But it was SO FUN! It’s an amazing production. I sat through … Continue reading

Posted in December 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Big Birthday Weekend

I spent the day playing catch-up after a WILD weekend. Jack turned nine on Saturday, which doesn’t even seem possible. NINE. His last year of single digits. On one hand I hate how fast he’s growing up, but on the … Continue reading

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Cleaning It Up

So, we ate out/overindulged wayyyyy too much over Thanksgiving break. It was just SO MUCH FUN. And now that Thanksgiving break is an entire week instead of 2 days (when did this happen??), it’s just that much worse. Womp womp. … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | 2 Comments

Pie in a Bag

Well it’s back to the grind around here. I’m actually really sad that the kids are back in school! We had so much fun over the break and I was shocked at how fast the week flew by. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | 2 Comments

The Trains at Northpark

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! We braved both Costco and Target today to stock up on Thanksgiving supplies. They actually weren’t too crowded, though when we left Target around 4 it was starting to get crazy. Still loving having the kids out … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | Leave a comment

Perfect Combo

Well it’s officially Christmas in the Baker house. Decorations are UP, tree is assembled (though ornament-less), and I have approximately 1 dozen peppermint flavored snacks and beverages on hand- candy cane coffee, peppermint mini meringues (from TJ’s- SO GOOD), peppermint … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | 1 Comment

‘Tis the Season!

So tomorrow is Colonial Day for Isla’s class, which means all the moms get to dress up like pilgrims and help the first graders make things like corn husk dolls and candles. Isla is SUPER excited. I’m super excited that … Continue reading

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Easy Monday Curry

Y’all, it’s COLD in TX! I spent most of the day getting stuff done around here (aka, putting the house back together after the weekend), and by the time I left to go get the kids at school, the temps … Continue reading

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Taco(ish) Tuesday

I am LOVING these activity-free evenings. I cooked again tonight. What?? I know it will be short-lived (basketball season is coming and both kids are giving it a try this year), but really enjoying the low key nights while they … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | Leave a comment

Girls Weekend

This weekend Brian took Jack on a Boy Scout campout, so it was just us girls on Saturday and Sunday. Isla had a soccer game Saturday, followed by her first Nutcracker rehearsal. She was SO nervous but did great! She … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | 2 Comments