Category Archives: Holidays

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies & Warm Almond Milk

Where have the last two weeks gone? Is it really January 1, 2012? Wow! This is going to be a great year; I can feel it to my core. And not just because I have been waiting for decades for … Continue reading

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Beach Ornaments

When I was pregnant with Zander, I bought some clear plastic balls at a craft store which I intended to fill with special items and give to family members as Christmas ornaments. I started by gathering some shells and volcanic … Continue reading

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Holiday Craft Ideas: Wreath, Stocking, & Snowman

We have had the most wonderful day today! This morning, while I volunteered at the clothing and toy exchange, Zander and his daddy went for a nice walk at the beach. I felt happy knowing that they had something fun … Continue reading

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Vegan Cupcakes

It’s late, and I just lost my entire blog for today due to a technical error of some sort (and I’m admittedly pretty upset about that), so please forgive me; this re-do will be very brief. Before talking about vegan … Continue reading

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Homemade Italian “Sausages” & Cardboard Ramp

This morning, Zander and I squeezed in a brisk one-hour walk, during which Zander snoozed in his stroller. We then continued to brave the cold with a group of friends at the playground and had a fabulous time romping and … Continue reading

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Homemade Play Dough

Today, Zander and I are really missing our dear friends, Anja, Thomas, and Lea. Since before they could even walk, Zander and Lea played together nearly every single day, and they are more like siblings than friends. Recently, Lea and … Continue reading

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