Monthly Archives: January 2015

Here Comes Santa Claus …

Christmas Eve is usually spent at our home celebrating the season with my parents and relatives.  Unfortunately this year my family was in Texas for the holiday so we spent Christmas Eve with Nick's parents and brother and family. While at Nana and Grandpa's we received a wonderful email from the Bella Fiore Girls Choir…
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Christmas Traditions

Like most traditions, Christmas is centered heavily around food.  This morning the children woke up to the smell of warm cinnamon swirl pancakes. This picture is for Chloe, who we hear LOVES cinnamon! Manon has made us promise that when Chloe comes for a visit we make these pancakes! Time for some holiday baking! Still…
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Gingerbread and a Winter Solstice Birthday!

Grandpa Gerry's (Nick's Dad) birthday is always delightful as it falls four days before Christmas on the Winter Solstice.  While you would think December birthdays might not be as much fun for children as it is too close to Christmas and birthday presents might suffer, the two December birthday family members are the biggest holiday…
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The Nutcracker and Friends

The day started with morning snuggles on the couch wrapped in blankets.  The children were excited because today their friends Raquel and Nash (Sebastian's best friend) were coming over for a visit.  It was also the day for The Nutcracker performance! Remington hugging Nash like a long lost brother. Raquel's ever impressive contortions were a…
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