Monthly Archives: December 2012

Our “New” Bathroom!

This has been a very gradual makeover, but it’s finally done! Someday we may replace the tile and the vanity, but for now, we’re really happy with the transformation. To get here, we removed the bidet and its accompanying wall … Continue reading

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Christmas Card Tree

One of my favorite parts of the season is receiving cards and photos from family and friends. They’re always the last thing I take down when all the decorations get put away…

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Christmas Eve Gift

It’s a few days after the fact, but here are some pictures of how we spent the rest of Christmas Eve after Amelia went to bed. This was Ben’s gift from me and Alek. Definitely a winner… Disclaimer: Yes, I … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Play

It’s been really fun to watch Ben and Amelia play with their new toys this week after Christmas. Here are two of Ben’s day-after-Christmas activities: First, I loved the natural look of Ben’s new wooden helicopter and cars, but…he really … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

After a fun Christmas morning of Santa gifts, we went over to my parents’ house for a great lunch and more presents. Then we came home for a relaxed afternoon of new-toy-playtime and The Polar Express. Ben especially loves his … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

Oh, the joy of children on Christmas morning…

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Christmas Eve Ritual

Careful cookie selection for Santa, and carrots for his team… Teaching little sister about who these are for… Then one for each little elf before bed… Which quickly turns into playtime, but what else is Christmas Eve for? Merry Christmas … Continue reading

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