Sugar Cookies & Jam Star Cookies

  Star Linzer Cookies 3/4 lb butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup raspberry jam Icing Sugar for dusting Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and…
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Little Denim Bucket DIY

I’m not a sewer. But I saw this tutorial for simple denim bags (or storage-y buckets) out of recycled jeans and thought perhaps I could do that. More importantly, I was pretty sure my daughter could. Chloe asked for a…
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Isaac is FOUR (a little update)

My sweet little boy turned four in June. Isaac has come so far in the past four years. The twinkle in his eyes… He certainly has his own little personality. You can tell he’s a stinker at times just by…
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beholding him loved him

Isaac is missing. We were at the park. He had better things to do than lay under a tree for a group selfie! These days I am very much reveling in my children, in motherhood, in these glorious summer days.…
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I Broke My Wrist

I broke my wrist Not even a good story, unless you consider clumsiness a good story. Thankfully I was at my parents when it happened because the next day my oldest son was vomiting. And the day after that was…
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Tiny Tidbits 04.2015

About the Pics Chloe received TJ Bear for her first Christmas from her Granny and Grandpa. Every day before noon-nap or before bedtime in the evening, she had a TJ Bear story. Here is our last picture with TJ Bear.…
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Everyday Life in April 2015

April has been lovely. Only two weeks in but can’t resist sharing some randomness. Once a month I used to bake cupcakes for a company’s celebration, nothing fancy here, just plain old cupcakes with a butter cream icing. As that…
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Spring is Springing 2015

Oh, winter has it’s season but I am feeling it’s about time for it to end. Then comes the funny part where there is too much snow for Isaac’s wheelchair and not enough for the sleigh. Last week the snow…
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