Monthly Archives: November 2011


Over the last few months I slowly began weening Eliana.  This month we went all the way down to one feeding.  Tonight, at 17 months old and one day, we made the leap into going to bed without that last … Continue reading

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Entering the World of the Drugstore Game

I am slowly taking baby steps in saving our family money.  Here is how it worked for tonight.  I carefully scanned the Rite Aid ad and found that the Softsoap was on sale for $2.97, plus $2 UP rewards, the … Continue reading

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Eliana is 17 months old!!!

 We celebrated by going on a nice long walk which included a stop at the mail box (thus the Babies R Us ad…). I love our little girl.  She is growing up so fast!  Instead of taking a walk with … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

This year we stayed in town for Thanksgiving.  Eliana blessed me by waking up after 8.  Awe, lovely!  I was able to read my Bible and journal before she or Kyle woke up.  It was such a delightful way to … Continue reading

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I Love Fall!!!!

All year long I look forward to when the leaves turn red. Eliana and I have gone on several walks to enjoy God’s sunset colors splashed all over town.  You’d be surprised at what we find.  Does anyone know what … Continue reading

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Kallie turned 2!!!

 Eliana’s cousin Kallie turns two tomorrow, but we were able to celebrate her birthday over the weekend! Eliana was initally not so sure about this saucer swing, but Kyle and Rachel got her to giggling! Eliana LOVES slides.  Even though … Continue reading

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Thankful for Pumpkins

Growing up I hated pumpkin pie.  Why have pumpkin when you can have berry pie?  Some time in the last few years I’ve tried pumpkin again and found I like it!  Although, truth be told.  I’ll take a berry pie … Continue reading

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