Tag Archives: Holidays

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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Racecar Raven

A poem, by Cody (age 6) Racecar Raven on the roof He appears with a poof His feathers, dark as night guide him on his flight During the springtime we had a large black bird visit our backyard feeders.  The … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Pumpkin Patches Through the Years

The last three years we have gone to the same pumpkin patch and have forced asked the kids to stand by the How Tall This Fall? sign so we could take their picture.  Cody is on the left and Carter … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Things Found on Our Entryway Table

At first it was simply the beginning of fall.  The grocery stores started carrying those little decorative pumpkins in their produce sections.  Carter begged for one.  It looked nice on our entryway table. Then I needed a couple spiders for … Continue reading

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