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Simple Sunday – Cookies and Cheese

This weekend Carter wanted to bake cookies with me. He decided on peanut butter with chocolate chips. After all the ingredients had been carefully measured and mixed – well, as carefully as an impatient eight-year-old boy can be – Carter … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Seahawks, Root Beer, and Cooking with a Cat

Carter decorated our house for the Seahawks game today.  You can thank us for the win. Tonight is also the much anticipated First Annual Root Beer Taste Off.  The taste off is the brain child of Cody, who happens to … Continue reading

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The First, but I Suspect, not the Last

Apparently sometime last week, Cody did not eat his snack.  It simply stayed put, forgotten in the dark recesses of the outer pocket of his new backpack. That is, until tonight. It took me several minutes to determine what it … Continue reading

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Memories with a Side of Spice Cake

Tuesday would have been my dad’s 81st birthday.  It has been three and a half years since he died.  Cody was in Kindergarten and Carter was a preschooler.  Their memories of him, I’m afraid, are mostly built upon photographs and … Continue reading

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The Neatly Folded Napkins

Everyday as I pack my boys their school lunches, I make sure I include a napkin.  I don’t know why, but I carefully fold each napkin before placing it on top of their lunch container and zipping their lunch bag … 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 – Summer Pie Day and a Tetanus Shot

Yesterday we celebrated Summer Pie Day.  Stemming from National Pie Day, in January, we determined that a Pie Day celebration that occurs in the summer was needed due to the distinct lack of fresh berries in the winter months.  We … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Late to the Party

National Pie Day is on January 23rd.  As luck would have it, I was sick on the weekend we had planned to celebrate it with family and friends.  The following weekend after that was Super Bowl Sunday. And so it … Continue reading

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Pie Day Bust

A lime green Otter Pop, a cup of Earl Gray tea, and a fever of 101+ – not how I envisioned Pie Day. This morning Cody and Carter got up before us like any other typical weekend day.  With a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Simple Discoveries

Carter discovers The Chocolate Chip Pancake… After he had eaten it I had to remind him that it is not polite to lick ones plate.  I guess he liked it.

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