Category Archives: family

Sage Advice

Start with yumm. ~ advice from our almost 3 year old on how to approach a meal

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Ear Drops

Hope hates her eardrops. They’re cold and make her ears feel squishy. And she is part idiosyncratic, part control freak, so to put them in, you have to have a certain blanket on your lap, a different washcloth under her … Continue reading

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Two Generations Apart

The world ain’t comin’ to an end, my friend. The world is comin’ to a start. Purlie Victorious Judson My dad got an iPhone two Novembers ago. His intent was to be able to FaceTime the grandkids. Fourteen months later, … Continue reading

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Little Memorex

I have to remember that Hope is a little sponge, taking everything in, and repeating nearly all of it back atcha. Even stuff you don’t remember saying. We’re making breakfast this morning, and Hope dropped a bowl. It was a … Continue reading

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Hope’s Busy Holiday Baking Season … so far

Big Sister has been flexing her whisking and stirring muscles. Take a peek here.

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Autumnal Equinox

A long day behind the wheel … … taking in Colorado’s changing colors … … gives a girl quite the appetite.

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Game Day

Getting ready for today’s game and making her world-famous, top secret maple chipotle baked beans.

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