Tag Archives: holidays

Rituals & New Years

The dregs of 2010 are spiraling down the drain of time, leaving some of us in a reflective state, myself included. I am a firm believer in the [..]

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The Awkward Holiday List Post

For convenience’s sake, I typically put my holiday wish list on my blog. This year, I am also making some recommendations for special gifts you might like to [..]

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Rage Against the Gluten

Last weekend, I was listening to The Splendid Table, a food and cooking show on NPR. Lynn Rosetto Casper was interviewing a foodie, who discussed the joys of [..]

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Dad & Janet's Quilt, & A Skirt

Tonight, we had dinner with Dad, Janet and my step-sister Emily to do our Christmas exchange. It was difficult to show them their quilt in at Applebee’s, and [..]

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Post-Christmas Show & Tell

Image-heavy post ahead! When we arrived home tonight, I checked the mailbox to see if my much-anticipated shampoo bar had arrived in the mail. Alas, it had not. [..]

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We’re mostly done with Christmas! While I still have to finish up Dad & Janet’s quilt, as well as a top-secret project for Mike’s mom, there are no [..]

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Last night, as I was running about like a crazy woman, Mike Neir made the fatal mistake of asking me if he could do anything to help. “You [..]

"But I am le tired."

Unable to attend Mike’s big family gathering due to having to work. Boo. Wanting to fall asleep at my desk.  Boo. Work is busy. Boo. Impending nap? Yay. [..]

Delivering Mom’s Quilt

Having the day off, I chose this afternoon to deliver Mom’s quilt to her. I have a key to her house and picked a time when I desperately [..]

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Almost-Christmas Moment

I just whipped up some OMFG delicious chocolate truffle sauce for the neighbors. It was quick, it was easy, it is To Die For. Here’s the recipe from [..]

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