Category Archives: holidays and celebrations

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Thursday, April 26th Huey’s first birthday! He was born in a shelter a year ago, and we adopted him when he was 7 weeks old.  We made him a tiny hat and some cupcakes (which were for the children, not … Continue reading

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February 10th We had a chocolate dipping session after school today.  Strawberries, marshmallows, cookies, and rice krispy treats dipped in white or milk chocolate and decorated with Valentine sprinkles.  This is turning into one of my favorite seasonal activities to … Continue reading

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January 22nd Part of our Valentine decorations.  Crayon shavings ironed between waxed paper, then cut into heart shapes and taped to the window.  It like the way it turned out.

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Blythe’s birthday

I realized I never posted any pictures from Blythe’s birthday.  It was pretty quiet – two other families over for supper, and a Minnie Mouse theme. Here are her cupcakes. They are made using Oreos, mini Oreos, and bows that … Continue reading

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gingerbread house

We made our first gingerbread house this year and had a blast doing it! A very special thanks to Nana for sending us the pans and kicking off a new tradition. P.S. The girls haven’t even TRIED to eat the … Continue reading

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peek at the decorations

The house is looking really festive this year, and I love it.  When people walk in, the reaction is generally, “Wow, it’s really Christmasy in here.”  Now, I’m not sure if they mean this in a good or a bad … Continue reading

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Tinsel Town

After Blythe woke up from her nap on Saturday, we headed out the Tinsel Town celebration on base.  It was cold (for Okinawa) and crowded, so we didn’t stay very long.  The girls did get the chance to ride a … Continue reading

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