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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Deck the Halls… and hang a memory

Today we decked the halls… and as a bonus we have enough room to display all of our holiday finery this year. Don’t you just love Christmas?!? I love the smells, the lights, and the tastes. But one of my most favorite parts of Christmas is the decorating of… The Tree. Our tree isn’t decorated…

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Christmas Shopping?

My sister (Tressa: beautiful, talented, wonderful and a mother of 8) is a new Pampered Chef consultant. (How cute is this picture? ~ I love beautifully wrapped packages.) And I’m here to help her with her blossoming business! What else are sisters for? This is my version of hosting a catalog show! I’m inviting YOU…

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1 little, 2 little, 3 little indians

Thanksgiving we had beautiful big snowflakes all day (Next summer I’m going to climb that mountain) 2 Indians and a Pilgrim Ready for dinner… where is everybody? While Mom and Dad cook,Sam conducts scientific experiments… And his brothers play(and watch an episode of Jag) Apple Pie… Yum. Picture courtesy of Sam Thanksgiving was a success….

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The last time my entire family was together was Christmas of 2003. Jake had just returned from Afghanistan, Jeremiah was stationed at Elmendorf, and Amanda and her family flew up from Utah. We had all 10 siblings and their spouses and their children together. It was chaos. And a great time. There are 48 of…

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I Tried… Really I did

I have a history with long hair. My dad always loved my long blond hair. He called me his “Sun Kissed (or was it Sunkist?) Girl”. After Jake and I got married he made a comment about liking short hair (which he now denies). So like any newlywed wanting to please her husband, I asked…

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So easy an 8 year old can do it!

Get ready for the simplest of formulas. Even an 8 year old can do it. (And he quite frequently does.) The Fork Mashing gives it away doesn’t it? We belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. And Monday night is synonymous with Family Home Evening. We don’t have meetings, we don’t…

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