Category Archives: Holidays


I took a picture of the kids standing by the Christmas tree as they were decorating yesterday… and, even though I see them EVERY day, even I was amazed by how huge they looked. So I thought it would be … 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 hidingĀ 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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‘Tis the Season

Every year I look forward to this holiday season. And I have big plans, every year, to REALLY get “into” it and make it a special holiday season for my family… and for me. And every year I kind of … Continue reading

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My baby girl turned eight years old yesterday. It certainly doesn’t feel like a year ago that I was posting here, telling you all about her seventh birthday! Time flies, that’s for sure. Her day yesterday started like this: The … 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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2011 Halloween

It was a cold, rainy, icky night for Trick or Treating… but the kids in our town didn’t seem to mind! They were out in droves, like usual, in the neighborhood across the street where we always go for Halloween … Continue reading

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Happy 7th, Avery!

From this (December 26, 2003)… To this (December 26, 2010)… It’s simply AMAZING how quickly that happens. Even more amazing is how much MORE I love her with each passing day/week/month/year. The day she was born, I thought I loved … Continue reading

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