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Monthly Archives: April 2008

things we’ve handed down: hernandez family enchiladas

One of my wedding gifts from mom were two recipe boxes full of recipes from friends and family – everything from my sister’s favorite pork chops to baby meals to bath salts.  A family favorite is a recipe that my Grandma on my dad’s side handed down to my mom, who handed it down to […]

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e being good

E. is the true product of a mommy who blogs, and, therefore, takes lots of pictures.  Of everything.  And anything.  Everything is something that could be important.  Every once in a while she’ll ask me to take a picture of her.  This is a picture of Evyn "being good."  No, seriously.  That’s what she asked […]

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things we’ve handed down: the littlest valentine

This is the sweet outfit that once belonged to me (or maybe my sister?).  A little red and ric-rac outfit handmade with love by Mom.  Isn’t she the cutest?  You have to ignore the Roseanne Barr-ish keep-the-couch-clean blanket that we sometimes keep on the furniture (and that I forget to move before taking pictures, sigh).  […]

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things we’ve handed down: toes

Do you ever blog in your head?  Around the house, while cooking, or shopping, or doing some other mundane thing?  I do.  These "posts" usually don’t make it to the blog.  Recently, though, I’ve been mentally cataloging a list of images that depict a running theme.  I’ve started photographing them and I have a small […]

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Thank you for the many kind and supportive comments you’ve left.  I have to admit I was nervous about sharing the ugly stuff on a blog that’s usually pretty.  When J. was deployed it felt so much more justified to sometimes blog about depression, anxiety, and the I just can’t feelings.  I didn’t expect to […]

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