Category Archives: Family & Friends

Waffles and Sunday Mornings

Hubby works six days a week, and with our conflicting schedules it is practically impossible most days to sit down for a meal together. Except for Sundays. Sunday is his day off, and since he’s a morning person, he’s usually … Continue reading

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In which Rachel and I run in the Florida Keys

So when my friend Rachel told me she wanted to come to Miami for her birthday, I was thrilled. Then I get a text, “Are there any races March 7th or 8th in Miami?”. We searched high and low, found … Continue reading

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Eight

Eight years ago, our family became complete. I cannot imagine life without my sweet, silly, sometimes bratty little monkey. Matty, I hope every wish you wish comes true. I love you with all my heart.

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Twelve

I don’t know how a dozen years have already passed since you were born. I was looking through hundreds of pictures to make this collage, and yes, there are definitely 12 years’ worth of memories, but it doesn’t feel like … Continue reading

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I have a running partner!

I’m happy to announce that I have a new running partner. Matty wanted to start running with me, so I registered him for the two 5K’s I completed last month. The first one was the Tommy Hilfiger Zoo Run 5K … Continue reading

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How the boys survived No Screen Week

Throughout the summer, the boys have a pretty flexible schedule. I let them play whatever they want, and they can stay up past their normal bedtime since there’s no rush to get to school the next day. This is a … Continue reading

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We went on a Florida Keys Staycation and loved it!

Do you know what it’s like to live in paradise? I do, though we don’t take advantage of it as much as we should. But that changed this past holiday weekend. We headed south, just a little over an hour … Continue reading

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The Journey to Middle School Has Begun

It’s been almost two weeks since Brandon finished 5th grade. Almost two weeks since I’ve been brainstorming in my head how to write this post. The last month or so was a whirlwind of events: 5th Grade trip to Busch … Continue reading

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I have a new personal record!

(I wrote this about a month ago, but never published it. I was in the funk I mentioned on Sunday and just didn’t have it in me to finish it. But I do want to recognize that I reached this … Continue reading

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Showing our Disney Side!

Last month we hosted our Disney Side@Home party, and we had a blast!! I knew we would be hosting our party at home, as that’s what the name implied (though I certainly wouldn’t have minded celebrating at the parks!). Since … Continue reading

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