Tag Archives: Holidays

And the Stockings were Sorted

My school district closes for the entire week of Thanksgiving.  Cody and Carter’s school, however, is open Monday and Tuesday.  This means that I had two days off with no kids around the house.  Very nice. I did the typical … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Trick or Treating Husband Style

This is the loot Cody came home with after a long night of trick or treating with his brother and Husband.  Do you see three things that are not like the others? I had spend the entire day in bed … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving, Year Fifteen

It started simply enough.  Fifteen years ago Husband was just Boyfriend and Cody and Carter were not even solid thoughts.  It was October 2001 and the thought that I had no idea how to make a full on Thanksgiving dinner … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Celebrations

Yesterday my friend Amy and I hosted our yearly Christmas party.  Yup, that is me in the reindeer antlers. It is always a great celebration with plenty of tasty food, merry drinks, and fantastic friends. It was also a celebration … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013 (has not yet arrived)

Yesterday while families across the nation gathered to dine, take pause and appreciate all they have to be thankful for, we at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet had a quiet family day.  We still dined, and paused, and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Mojitos, Pie & Friends

Yesterday we hosted our second annual Summer Pie Day, one of the many made-up, food centric, family holidays that we celebrate. The adults enjoyed refreshing mojitos using this recipe although modified to include mint instead of basil.  The kids set … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Little Things Are Not All That Little

Family, friends, holidays, love, smiles, being together. We have been celebrating the little things that are not all that little.  I hope you are too.

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A Little Less Blogging. A Little More Yule Logging

In an effort to save my sanity spend more time with my family this holiday season as well as bake massive amounts of goodies, co-host a cocktail Christmas party, do whatever a room mom is required to do this time … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Grief

Thanksgiving 2011. While we did not know it at the time that would be the last time Cody and Carter would ever see their Grandpa.  It would be the last time Husband would ever see his father-in-law, the man he … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Where All Good Jack-o’-Lanterns Go To Rot

One of the many not much talked about benefits of living on a patch of land in the woods is the ability to set free the Jack-o’-Lanterns at the end of the Halloween hubabulub – a catch and release program … Continue reading

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