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Olivia – One Year!

I’m very, very late writing this post*. For that, I’m very sorry and you should just know that I’m full of guilt over it. If it’s any consolation, I still need to write Sophie’s 5-year post… Anyhoo, what a month! … Continue reading

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28 Weeks!

Technically 29 weeks – so I’m officially in my third trimester. I’ve taken photos of the belly, but our mirror needs cleaning so I haven’t been uploading them. I haven’t been writing about this pregnancy much, other than to announce … Continue reading

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August Update

Well, where were we? It’s now August and really, really hot outside. Very humid, very muggy. When I go outside around noon, the air seems wavy with the heat. It’s like hitting a wall. It’s also making it hard to … Continue reading

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Whatsa happening?

Well, it’s been a while. I was sucked into a FB-hole and am just now coming up for air. Such a time suck. Also, things have been steadily and consistently foggish around here. And by “here”, I mean “in my … Continue reading

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Accomplishment!

Now that it’s warming up outside and Sophie’s room is less frigid, we’ve made the move toward transitioning her to her own bed. I came up with the idea of having her earn a “fancy” marble for each night she … Continue reading

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A girl named Quincy

I’ve mentioned Sophie’s Ariel princess dress* before. She’s very into dress-up right now. Dresses, the princess dress*, the princess heels, my necklaces, my rings, the princess purse, and, her new favorite: Mrs. Potato Head earrings. They actually fit on her … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Plastic Surgery

I had the most disturbing dream last night. I was getting plastic surgery on my face. And the (very young) doctor was cutting by my left ear and sort of yanking and tugging my skin up. I was conscious for … Continue reading

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Mawwiage

We broke down and let Sophie watch “Little Mermaid” a week or two ago. Her revered cousin had given her an Ariel princess dress hand-me-down complete with high-heel (sort of) shoes. Every chance she gets, Sophie puts on the dress … Continue reading

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Can’t really argue with that

Last night, I was reading Sophie books in bed. She loves books and I like to read them to her, but there comes a point when it really is time for sleeping. So, I made sure she knew *this* book … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?

January has escaped me. I went down the Facebook hole and am just now coming back up for air. No wonder why I’ve avoided signing up until now. Yowza. I do have things to post – projects on which I’ve … Continue reading

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