Category Archives: family

The Importance of Dads

Last night, Nick and I gave Damon his “big” Christmas gift… a few days early, yes. Because he already pretty much knew that his big gift was a new 12-gauge shotgun that he’d been asking for. And he asked Nick … Continue reading

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Witschey Christmas Tree, the 2013 edition

My husband is a funny kind of person. Most people who know him, or think they do, would never imagine that hiding under that cool, redneck, “I-don’t-give-a-f***” exterior is a meticulous, OCD, control freak. But if you’ve seen him decorate a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a layout

I don’t know what’s gotten into me lately… I’ve actually been scrapbooking! And it feels good! 🙂 I now have my computer set up at my scrapbook table, so while I was scrapbooking yesterday and today, I was also simultaneously … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies and Memories

When I was a kid (and even a young adult), I always looked forward to baking Christmas cookies with my stepmom, Mary… and usually a sister or two of hers. My job was always to decorate the cookies before they … Continue reading

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November 2011

What can I possibly say about November… except that I’m glad it’s over?!?! I’ve been wanting to blog for weeks now but just didn’t know how to find the words, honestly. But I’m having blogging withdrawals at this point… and … Continue reading

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She bounces

I’m sitting here, having an “I-love-my-daughter-so-much-it-hurts” moment… so, naturally, I thought I’d share it with the world. It’s a typical Saturday night around here. I’m sitting at the dining room table, procrastinating online. Nick just left for a night of … Continue reading

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Geocaching is something that we’ve been hearing about for quite a while… but, until recently, we’d never actually tried it ourselves. A few weeks ago, Nick was inspired. We both signed up on the geocaching website, loaded the kids in … Continue reading

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