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First day of Kindergarten!

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I love chocolate

As an end of school year treat we went up to Hershey park.  Last year we just went for the day, this time we decided to do two days in the park and spend the night in the Hershey Lodge. … Continue reading

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What happened to Spring?

The last month has FLOWN by…..celebrating, celebrating, celebrating!! Started back in April with Easter, then my birthday, followed by Mother’s Day, Keith’s sister Ray graduated law school (Keith and Soph went down to celebrate),  Keith’s grandmother turned 80.  Added to … Continue reading

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Mixin’ it up!

I’ve been doing a bunch of cooking and baking lately and have been asked for the receipes I use.  I always modify a bit, a little more of this a little less of that, a subsitution here — you get … Continue reading

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They make me feel like dancin’!

But will they make Sophia feel like learning to tie her shoes?  The jury’s still out but I mean these shoes would make ME want to tie my shoes……how about you?

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Hammin’ it up

Love this dress, an old friend of mine gave it to Soph for her birthday and I FINALLY got her to wear it — she proclaimed it “itchy” and despite repeated attempts I haven’t been able to convince her otherwise.  … Continue reading

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Barbie, its what’s for dinner

Sophia got this kitchen from her Oma last Christmas (over a year ago)  and its been probably her most used toy.  Daily we are treated to culinary creations including all manner of wood and plastic foods and delicacy’s.  Her latest … Continue reading

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New Year, New Pictures?

I’m totally addicted to photography blogs.  I’m dying to take a class but lately my schedule hasn’t been friendly toward it.  I will figure that out and actually LEARN how to do all the technical stuff on my camera that … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy 1/1/11–sounds good to me! I had ton of time off this year, from the 23rd until the 3rd and have been loving every minute of it!  We’ve cooked, we’ve baked, we hosted Christmas dinner, we feasted, we watched movies … Continue reading

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Christmas Tea with Princesses

Yesterday we had a fabulous day starting with a”Princess Tea” at the Ritz and ending with a fabulous dinner at the Capitol Grille.  A “magical”  time was had by all. Gabrielle and Sophia checking out the tree before entering the … Continue reading

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