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Special Surprise Birthday Dinner

When it comes to husbands, I hit the jackpot. Elie wakes up every morning with a smile on his face and fills our life with his joyfulness.  If God loves […]

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Healthyish Carrot Cake Smash Cake

When I received my February edition of Bon Appétit Magazine, I cheered. I love that a food magazine is promoting a healthyish way of eating, not as a diet or deprivation, but as […]

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Activities for Sick One Year Olds

My sweet little Theo has spent the first week of his second year with a wicked cold, complete with coughing, sneezing and an incessant runny nose. He got it from […]

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One Year with Theo

One year! The night before Theo's first birthday, Elie and I watched the video from his birth. It was the first time I had seen it, and it seemed like […]

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11 Months with Theo

This morning we had a friend come over for coffee. We all sat in the family room, Elie and me on the floor with Theo, playing. He was toddling back […]

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2017 Intentions

If you visited our home last year, the floors were probably less than sparkling, the dinners simpler, there was probably a basket of laundry waiting to be folded and put […]

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10 Months with Theo

For those of you who read these monthly posts and enjoy following along with Theo's first year, thank you. I can't believe he's been in this world for almost twelve […]

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Whole Grain Pumpkin Gingerbread

There haven't been a lot of recipes appearing in this space lately, have there? It's not because I'm not cooking. I am. But how do blogging mamas find adequate time […]

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Nine Months with Theo

I’ve been thinking about how monumental this first year is, this year of so many firsts. Everything is brand new and every new experience has the potential to be one […]

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Tips for Starting Solids

If you're a regular here, you know that food is a big part of our life. So, I was keeping my fingers crossed that Theo would be a good eater. […]

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