Monthly Archives November 2012

Thanksgiving: Ship Craft Ideas

The great thing about these Thanksgiving crafts is they are all simple and can be used as place settings or as crafts for the kids at your Thanksgiving gathering. Plus, these can be used throughout the year. Simple Thanksgiving Ship Crafts: What you will need for this ship is:
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Those Dudes

“Mom? Are you still wearing the crown we gave you? You’re the evil princess. We’re going to come attack you but it’s going to be a sneak attack, so don’t look. No really, stop looking. Wait, Mom! Teddy’s trying to get in the fort with me and Desmond!”
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Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Potatoes with a Twist

November is here Thanksgiving planning is upon us! There is so much that November holds for our family: finger licking good food, family traditions, and birthday celebrations, friends, counting our blessings. And before we know sweet scents of pumpkin, apple and cinnamon take over our home, making me want to the lick the walls! When it…
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That ambiguous time before baby

It is weird to look at my maternity app and see 1 week left. I get everyone that call wondering if I am calling with news of the baby. It makes me nervous to call any family or friends, especially my friend who is joining us at the hospital since Mr. BBH will probably be…
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Frosted Monday

My patio table loves warm summer days.  So do I.  Neither one of us is happy. I woke up to a nightmare this morning.  There was frost.  On the ground, in the air – everywhere! If you really know me then you understand that the only time I like the word “frost” is when it’s…
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Weekend Wrap Up

Brrrrr!  After a really mild and I daresay *warm* weekend, we awoke to wintery temps and blustery winds.  I am SO not ready for this.  Every winter I question how the heck I ended up smack in the middle of the Midwest when clearly I am only mentally and physically equipped to live in climates…
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Sunday Runday

Me and my friends after the race.  Look at all those people!! Sunday I ran in my third ever 5k race.  The other races I’ve done have been small local, events, but this was a biggie right smack dab in the middle of Chicago. This one was called the “Hot Chocolate 15k/5k” and there were…
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Raising a Bilingual Child {2 years old}

I know that every time I post about Baby Bear’s Language it seems like I am amazing by how her language development is changing, but it is such an incredible process to watch. Now Baby Bear can speak in large sentences in both Hebrew and English. He imitates what we say like a parrot until she can use the…
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