Category Archives: Christmas

My Holiday After the Holiday

December 26th is to me what Black Friday is to so many others.  This is the day I buy replacement light sets for the tree, cards to send the family, wrapping paper and tags, candy for the Easter baskets, and … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

Yesterday my eldest had her last (and only!) final exam and I brought her home.  Thankfully she’s only and hour and a half away, else I’d overrule DH and DD1 and make her find a ride.  Mean old mom, I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letter

Normally, I’d have the Christmas cards in the mail by now, but I’m running behind this year.  One thing I’m struggling with is the Christmas letter.  I started writing one when the kids were little.  All of the relatives want … Continue reading

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Back to Routine

I enjoy the holidays, but being a creature of routine, am infinitely happy when the house is quiet and orderly again.  DD1 was excited to get back to college, which is just another punctuation mark as to how she feels … Continue reading

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Feeling Good

Today my daughter got in another half hour practice of driving.  That’s huge for her.  She took driver ed. almost a year and a half ago, and up until Friday had only logged 30 minutes of practice time.  Her sensory … Continue reading

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An Adventure and Other Stuff

Our stove recently tried to kill us.  I took dinner out of the oven last week to discover that the temperature had shot from 450 degrees (set to 400) up to 600 or more.  My thermometer only goes up to … Continue reading

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The Versatile Cookie Cutter

Recently I took my annual mother/eldest daughter trip downtown.  This summer tradition began years ago and is something we look forward to.  Our downtown area isn’t large (neither is our town), but it has some interesting shops.  One of our … Continue reading

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