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Single Parenting

Last week was February break for most schools in New England.  My family was very excited as we had booked a trip to Orlando for the week.  We go every couple of years and stay at a great hotel, swim … Continue reading

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The New Year and another Esme

Happy New Year to you!  I hope your holidays were merry and peaceful. I’ve been missing this space but have had my head down this fall, getting through four birthdays in my immediate family, three in my extended family and four holidays, … Continue reading

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August

Last night my girl had her first ‘official’ sleepover at our house.  It was thrilling for her and her dear little friend.  I don’t know what I was expecting but it was very easy and they had a blast.  There was … Continue reading

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Grateful.

This morning, like we do every July 4th, we scrambled out of bed, had a quick breakfast and raced to get dressed.  Breakfast dishes piled on the counter, beds unmade and we were out the door.  It has become a … Continue reading

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Napkin Envy a.k.a. Cloth Napkin Tutorial

Last year my brother and his family moved into a new home.  I wanted to get them something but was unsure what they might need or want.  I noticed that they had a beautiful new farm table built from reclaimed wood. … Continue reading

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