Monthly Archives: October 2010

my little treats*

Fancy Nancy & Captain Rex before heading to the Holy Ghost weenie roast Winner of the costume contest (age 1-2 yr) There was some tough competition so I was surprised to hear her name announced. She won Fancy Nancy sunglasses. … Continue reading

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this week

I’ve enjoyed a picnic… with my favorite girl! Marveled at technology! Colin chatted with his friend who lives in England via Skype. We took the kids to an Outdoor Infantry museum. We enjoyed a family night with friends at Storybook … Continue reading

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A year + 2 days ago

When I was blogging about the pumpkin patch, I linked back to last year’s post. While I was perusing old posts I came across this post: Inspired by The Simple Woman’s Daybook Outside my window… dark and rainy I am … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch 2010

I took the kids on our annual trip to the pumpkin patch. Showin’ some pumpkin love We checked our measurements. You can see last year’s here.   We ran around looking at farm animals. learned how to climb up bales … Continue reading

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My Rockstar

Meet Stephen. He’s my other half. My better half. And he’s a Rockstar! I wanted to run together last night and he obliged. By pushing TWO kids in a non-jogging sit-n-stand stroller! It was the only way. I’m so so … Continue reading

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Race for the Cure

Finally got all my ducks in a row so I could post about the Susan G. Komen 5K I did over a week ago. Phew! I woke up super early on Saturday October 9. 5:05 am to be exact! Way … Continue reading

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protesting perfect

Every now and then I have to deal with that ugly word called perfectionism. Don’t we all.  It comes out in many forms but mostly in the form of guilt, discontent or not being “enough”. Enough? What does that mean … Continue reading

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Amber’s Caesar Chicken Pasta

Serves 2 2 cups bowtie pasta, cooked according to package 1 package of grilled chicken strips, heated 2 T Caeser dressing, divided 4 T shredded parmesan cheesed, divided cracked black pepper Directions Divide cooked pasta and heated chicken between two … Continue reading

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Gearing up

It’s that time again! T minus 3 days until Race for the Cure. I’ve been thinking back over last year’s race with fondness. It was my first 5k Run with Stephen. It was fun and exciting. I ran in Celebration … Continue reading

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