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Holiday Bread

Tonight we stopped at Trader Joe’s to pick up a few things to make for Thanksgiving, and as usual I went CRAZY over all of the new holiday stuff. Pomegranate body butter! Amaretti cookies! Gingerbread houses! Ginger beer! I think … Continue reading

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Lazy Girl Soup & Salad

Um, so I fell asleep on the couch at 7:45 tonight while Brian was getting the kids in their PJ’s. I’m blaming a combination of allergies and Isla’s continuing refusal to take a damn nap. It was a long day. … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

Hi friends! I think we’re officially entering that CRAZY time of year- I looked at my calendar today and almost hyperventilated. Jack’s 5th birthday is exactly ONE WEEK from tomorrow. How is that possible?? Not only does it make me … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble

Tomorrow is Isla’s “Thanksgiving Feast” at school. I  signed up to bring a dessert, because I’m pretty sure that the dessert is all that Isla will actually eat. I’ve never seen that child touch a bite of turkey, mashed potatoes, … Continue reading

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Attitude Problems

Jack has been having some “attitude issues” at school over the past couple of weeks. Like announcing to the entire class, “I HATE SCHOOL.” Which then led to everyone chanting, “I HATE SCHOOL.” So that’s awesome. The thing is- he … Continue reading

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A Little Trim

Isla and I had a busy morning. Weekly playgroup, then after that I took her to get her hair trimmed. It’s been looking a little ratty lately. I know that it’s so ridiculous to pay someone for a haircut that … Continue reading

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Date Night(s)

We had a pretty great weekend! Not one but TWO date nights. On Friday we grabbed dinner at my favorite restaurant, The Grape. I had the coffee-rubbed duck breast with cauliflower puree, brussels sprouts and apple compote. Amazing. OH and … Continue reading

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Enchilada Night

This morning I got to be the computer helper for Jack’s class and it was pretty much the cutest thing EVER. He was so excited to have me there- which was super sweet (and don’t worry, I know that won’t … Continue reading

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Half Day

Jack had a half day at school today, which basically felt like I dropped him off then turned right around and picked him up again (he was there from 9-11:30). But we had a fun play date with a sweet … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chili

Still feeling *not* awesome. Actually I just crawled into bed to “rest my eyes” while Brian was getting the kids in their PJ’s… and woke up 30 minutes later. It was only my deep love for you guys that kept … Continue reading

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