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The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part II)

What a holiday season it has been! I can’t believe tomorrow is Christmas (and I REALLY can’t believe my shopping is done and holiday cards are out.) Below is the second half of my alleged“12 Dates of Christmas.” Date #7: Christmas Tree Shopping! Ok, so we actually have a perfectly sized artificial tree at home.… Continue reading The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part II)

Cecelia · Date Nights · Instagramming · Rosemary · Weekends · Winter

The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part I)

Last year, a few bloggers that I follow were writing their versions of the  “12 Dates of Christmas.” Many were actually going on 12 Christmas-themed dates with their significant other during December and taking magazine-quality pics to include in their posts. I think it would be seriously impressive if Joe and I were able to… Continue reading The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part I)

Cecelia · Play dates · Rosemary · Winter


Typically January is a tough month. As a stay-at-home parent, I usually bundle up, hunker down, resort to indoor activities, inhale large portions of hearty comfort, and wish that I lived some place where the air doesn’t hurt my face.       I am going on record to say that this January has not been bad. Frightfully cold for a few… Continue reading January

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Merry Christmas (2014)!

Merry Christmas! (Or “Merry Craziness” as Cece said today. She has uttered a lot of gems this holiday season, including “Rosie is my reindeer!” And also “Is Santa bringing MORE presents tonight?” Good times.)   Today felt special as we celebrated our first Christmas as a family of four. It was also the first time we spent Christmas… Continue reading Merry Christmas (2014)!