Monthly Archives: December 2007

unto us a son is not yet born

I’ve been hiding from my blog lately, hoping/praying/bargaining with God for our baby to come before the new year….but alas, he sees fit to stay put til 2008. So a belated Merry Christmas from this slightly Grinchy-feeling mama, and Happy … Continue reading

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mama’s little baby loves shortnin’

A couple of little known facts about me regarding food: 1. I love to bite off the ends of really cold, raw bacon and chew the fat.* Literally. That cold, salty, smokiness…SO good! 2. Creamed butter and sugar might be … Continue reading

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cookie monsters

Our first Christmas cookie baking extravaganza….we got flour everywhere, and it was really fun.

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35 weeks

Took this photo while we were decorating the tree a couple of weeks ago. Large and in-charge! PS – If someone has invented a fail-proof way to keep those maternity pants from falling down, do tell! Everytime I kneel, sit, … Continue reading

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timing is everything

We found out a couple of weeks ago that Michael’s former employer will be closing the Des Moines location at the end of the year…which (after a big “WHEW!”) has caused us to think about the timing of things over … Continue reading

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it happened here

I’m sure most of you may have heard about the massacre at Westroads Mall here yesterday. While it made the national news, and was all over the local channels all day and evening, it’s still hard to wrap my mind … Continue reading

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bah! humbug!

This is, hands down, my favorite Christmas movie ever. I’m watching it right now. There are so many remakes, but my favorite version is the one starring George C. Scott (from 1984). My folks taped it off of the TV … Continue reading

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