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Month: November 2014

One month

One month

As of Sunday, Thomas is one month old!  It is hard to believe that one month has gone by already.  It has been such a joy to watch him grow and change. Only one day old – I can’t believe how much he has changed in such a short period of time! We love learning all of Thomas’ likes (bath time!) and dislikes (having his hands confined).  He has so many different facial expressions.  My grandpa Bill used to say that…

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Family Dinner

Family Dinner

I have always tried to do a good job of cooking dinner and eating at home, but it wasn’t until the months leading up to Thomas’ arrival that I actually got into a good habit of preparing home cooked meals.  I always made the same excuses – “I haven’t been grocery shopping,” “there’s no food in the house,” or “it’s too late to make dinner after work.”  In general, they were just excuses and led to the expensive routine of ordering…

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It’s the Great Nursery, Charlie Brown!

It’s the Great Nursery, Charlie Brown!

Before Thomas was born, Kris and I spent months trying to decide on a theme for the nursery.  I spent hours on Pinterest looking for inspiration, and we took many trips to Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, and Pottery Barn Kids in search of the perfect nursery bedding.  We contemplated a puppy theme, as well as a wildlife theme, but none of them seemed like they would be the right fit. It wasn’t until shortly before the All Star…

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Anyone who has met me knows I LOVE holidays.  St. Patrick’s Day, 4th of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas – I love them all.  Naturally, I had to make sure Thomas’ first Halloween was one to remember.  Leading up to Thomas’ birth, I decorated the interior of our home for Halloween and picked out a Halloween outfit and pajamas for Thomas.  Kris and I hemmed and hawed over his costume, but finally came to a decision shortly before he was born. One…

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