Monthly Archives: January 2009

playing house.

it’s been my favorite game since I was a young girl.So I don’t know if the decorating posts appeal to anyone (except Mom and Kelli, always…we share the DNA that causes this malady), and I promise this is still the … Continue reading

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today’s quote

New life / Nueva vida, originally uploaded by victor_nuno. When it comes to life the critical thing iswhether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Flour Power

Look at all these packages! They need to be combined in very specific ratios to get “flour” with the right consistency and taste. I keep telling myself “Gluten free cooking is an adventure.” Caleb has been adjusting remarkably well to … Continue reading

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Sam-isms

Here are two clever things our sweetheart Sam has said this week: while I was lamenting my short stature of 5’4″ Sam interrupted with a little trivia: “You should be grateful Mom. In ancient times the there were so few … Continue reading

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Coos Bay

Brian, Anne and the kids came down from Portland and celebrated New Years Eve with us, since the roads were so icy at Christmas. Together at last, we opened lots of gifts, ate lots of junk food, played “Seinfeld Scene … Continue reading

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yes, I painted it.

I forgot to put a picture of the new, painted cabinet in yesterday’s post. (Your comment helped me realize that, Kippi, thanks!) and yes, John has an aversion to my painting any real wood too…I had to point out all … Continue reading

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Because it’s next to the kitchen

I had to paint the living room too. I loved the color “Tobacco Road” on the Nester’s blog. Since I read her post about this color, last year– http://nestingplacenc.blogspot.com/2008/02/paint.html I have wanted this color SOMEWHERE in my house. It’s so … Continue reading

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