Month: January 2014

When Life Breaks Your Heart

When Life Breaks Your Heart

My heart is incredibly sad tonight for a family I have never met. One day, towards the end of November I walked down into our basement where Scott was working in his home office. I had a mundane question about the house or schedules or something of the sort.  When he turned around to look…

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Writing From the Frozen Tundra

School is closed…again. It’s our fifth snow day this year (we were off yesterday too). And While Ava is excited for the immediate mini vacation,  I’m pretty sure the snow days now need to be made up at the end of the year which is going to be a bit of a bummer when that…

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Back in the Saddle

Hi Friends, It’s chilly willy over here, but at least the sun is peeking through just a wee bit today! If you’ve never visited or lived in Buffalo I’m here to tell you that it is not really the amount of snow that we get that makes our winters so tough…not for me anyways. It’s…

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Snow Days, Snow Days!

Ahhh, snow days. Wonderfully exciting, busy, messy, exhausting snow days. We had two of them this week. That’s right! When you are six and four years old, what could be better than just one snow day the week after Christmas break? Two snow days. In a row! Even though Ella only missed one day of…

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Trash Talk and Other Evening Shenanigans

I bought this book last year in hopes that it would give me the answers to all of my biggest problems…well, all of the ones that stem from a perpetually disorganized house, purse, bedroom, car…ahem, life. I try to be organized, really I do. I sorted my junk drawers like it was nobodies business right…