Monthly Archives: April 2015

Happy House-iversary!

Four years ago today I closed on this big, beautiful old house. Here’s what I wrote about about back on this day in April 2011: “If you know me, you know that I’ve been actively, achingly LONGING to be a

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I’m pregnant with emotion, she’s pregnant with a baby

One of the biggest things going on in our life right now is our family of two becoming a family of three. Mary has written here about the progress of little baby boy, and shared some of her experience and

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To Build A Wall

The nursery project is still going strong (we haven’t just forgotten to update our regular readers), and has been taking a lot of my (Aaron’s) nights working it closer and closer to being ready for baby A. Even if it

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Speakeasy, Sing Loudly

Last night, I had the pleasure of performing a few jazzy numbers at a fundraiser to benefit our local community theater group, the Mill Race Players. It had a roaring 20s, speakeasy theme and was a total blast! Catering was

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Apologies in advance if this post a little too Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy, but it’s been on my mind… Last week someone that Aaron and I care about got some very sudden and heartbreaking news. It is the kind of news you

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Powerlifting and the Power of Putting Yourself Out There

This last weekend I (Aaron) turned another year older, and to celebrate I decided to treat / challenge myself to doing my first weight-lifting competition. All in all, it was a great experience: I beat the other novice in my

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Easter Bunny Cake

Since I was a very little girl (5ish), my mom and I have been baking bunny cakes together at Easter. When my sister came along and was big enough to help, she joined the fun over the years has taken

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TBT, Birthday Style

Happy Birthday to Aaron! Aaron is celebrating by taking a well-deserved day off work and then we’re heading over to Bloomington for a birthday dinner with the family. One thing I really love about my family is our silliness surrounding

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Gearing up for baby

Holy crap! I’m halfway through my 6th month of pregnancy. Our little guy is scheduled to being weighing in somewhere around 1.5lbs right about now, but he’s been measuring ahead so who knows! He’s almost 2/3 of the way cooked! While

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