Category Archives: family

Cookies for Santa

One of Tipp’s favorite activities at school the week before Christmas was cutting out dough ornaments with cookie cutters.  And his favorite place in kitchen to be is sitting on the counter watching Ben make pizza dough or me cooking … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

What a glorious day it has been. Sometimes I think Fall is my favorite season, but now that we’re enjoying Spring…it really might be my favorite. Spring is so easy to be excited about. When it’s a beautiful day you … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner!

Saturday evening my brothers and I all got together at my mom’s for an Easter dinner. A perfect ending to a pretty perfect day! My mom baked a ham, made a new baked macaroni and cheese recipe, green bean casserole … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day at the Beach

As with year’s past we headed to the beach for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend and the annual St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade. Due to the weather, this year was not a great turnout, but regardless we had fun. We relaxed … Continue reading

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Finding January & February…

I’ve been slacking in my blogging world, but January and February have flown by. We’ve been incredibly busy getting back into the swing of things after the holidays. Ben’s school load has seemed to pick up and my work seems … Continue reading

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First 5k of 2009

Yesterday we completed our first race of 2009! I love getting back out on the road and having a race on our calendar always provides enough motivation to keep our runs throughout the week. My sister, Sara’s sorority at ECU … Continue reading

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Our New Toy…

A Canon DSLR!! I’ve been wanting one forever and after a larger-than-expected bonus this year, we decided to splurge. We’ve got a couple of weddings, vacations and other exciting things coming up this year and thought a new camera would … Continue reading

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Christmas Celebrations

Beginning Christmas Eve, Ben and I started our celebrations with family. Over the past few years, we’ve started a tradition and get to spend special times with all of our families. On Christmas Eve we headed to Sanford for gifts, … Continue reading

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In Your Face….Banana Cake!

Ben and I are obsessed with that phrase and I’m not sure which one of us started it, but it inspired us to have a Banana Cake at our wedding and I’ve found a recipe that is pretty close to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Today has been a busy day full of time with family. I ate till I was stuffed this afternoon and may have a bite or two of dessert for dinner, but I doubt I can fit anything else in. This … Continue reading

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