Monthly Archives: January 2014

January Preschool

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Ava’s Winter Dance Recital

Ava with Teacher Jenessa. * Thank you, Uncle Kogi, for taking pictures… because we know all mine would have been blurry!

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A Jane Austen January

January is always my month to enjoy Jane Austen novels and movies with some hot tea and biscotti. The last few nights I’ve been curled up on the couch with a warm blanket and a cup of tea, watching the BBC adaption of Sense and Sensibility. I’m also reading the book as well, though it […]

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Little Kitchen Helper

I don’t do much in the kitchen these days without my little helper. She runs and gets our aprons… “One for Momma and one for Ava.” ¬†She cracks eggs, she pours, she mixes, she licks the spoon. Last night we baked a chocolate cake. And today we’re eating it. Mmmmmmmmm….

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A Winter Day

Our weather has been extremely cold this winter, and it started earlier than normal, so we didn’t have much opportunity to play outside in the snow. Unfortunately now that it’s a little warmer, the snow is no longer sticky, which means no snowmen or snowballs or forts. But Birdie didn’t seem to mind… as long […]

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Her shirt says it all…

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Ringing in the New Year

Happy New Year from our house to yours! Hors d’oeuvres from our New Year’s party. Ava and I made frozen sugared cranberry skewers for our drinks. She kept saying, “Oh, it’s so pretty, Momma!” Cranberry Spritzer 4 cups 7-Up 2 cups Cranberry Cocktail Juice 2 cups Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider Fresh cranberries, to garnish 9:15 p.m. […]

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