love thursday: new beginnings

In college I killed a cactus. I have long assumed that I am probably lacking in the green thumb department, so I was just as surprised as anyone else when I suddenly had the urge to buy a house plant recently. Initially I was going to buy one of those clever hanging plants to display […]

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Moving Diary (Days 5 and 6 – May 23rd & 24th)

Day Five: Clearly We Need To Go Shopping Our pantry raiding continued Saturday morning as Dan managed to make pancakes sans eggs with a fruit juice “syrup” for breakfast. It was surprisingly better than I’d expect, but it was clearly time to go grocery shopping, so we headed to Copps, the closest grocery store, to […]

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Moving Diary (Days 3 and 4 – May 21st & 22nd)

Missed the first installment? Click here! Day Three: Good Bye Brutal Traffic, Hello Wisconsin We left Ohio at 9am Thursday morning, planning to have a nice easy day on the road and arrive in Wisconsin nice and early. For the most part, all that happened, but we were very happy we’d left so early when […]

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Moving Diary (Days 1 and 2 – May 19th & 20th)

This is the first of three installments which will chronicle our trip from Massachusetts to Wisconsin. There will be pictures and hopefully some stories of interest but I apologize if it gets a little boring  – feel free to skip these posts or just skim through the pictures – I totally wouldn’t blame you. 😛 […]

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Hello From Wisconsin!

I’m back! I’m crazy swamped with things to catch up on but I’m back! We arrived in Wisconsin, aka Dream State, last Friday as planned but due to all sorts of silliness I haven’t been able to get online until today which means I’ve been basically going crazy for a week now. It was hard […]

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Aloha Friday: We Have Arrived!

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blog land anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for you […]

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Hitting The Dusty Trail

We’re leaving for Dream State today as soon as the moving van finishes loading our belongings. It should be a memorable trip for sure. Two cars, three adults, one preschooler, two hotel stops along the way and hopefully a bit of highway sight seeing. I’ve got a couple posts scheduled in my absence, so hopefully […]

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Kids Picks: The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day

We decided to pick this book up before our big move, in an effort to get my son ready for it and maybe try to explain to him what moving was. No easy task with a just barely three year old with the attention span of a gnat. Still, he is enjoying this book a […]

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On Neighborhood Pranks, Mufflers and Dunkin Donuts

I’m writing on my father’s laptop at their house while watching MM while the guys pack – or rather while the moving company packs and the guys supervise. MM is playing with toys, watching Word World, the usual. His meme is grocery shopping and I’m on banana bread duty (i.e. I need to take it […]

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