Monthly Archives: March 2014

Best. Birthday. Ever.

I recently turned 44 years old. And in the last 44 years I’ve had some pretty good birthday celebrations (including epic 21st and 25th birthday parties that I’m still trying to live down). But this birthday was by far the … Continue reading

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Our New Friend Manna

Max and Elly have been on a roll when it comes to exciting and fun adventures lately. Today they met a new friend, Manna. Manna is from England. She is almost two years old. Her Daddy is a doctor; her … Continue reading

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Our Fun in the Sun Weekend

Back in December when Kakasii took me on an overnight kid-free retreat as my Christmas present, we spent a lot of time talking about what our priorities were for our life together. Of course, our children ranked high on that … Continue reading

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Equal Time for Max!

Just about any Twin Mom will tell you of the near-constant pressure and anxiety about not showing favoritism between your twins. So, in the spirit of equal time, I present to you Mr. Max, equally as adorable and photogenic as … Continue reading

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Elly’s Fashion Photo Shoot

I’m so grateful that my mom saved several of the dresses I had as a little girl. It’s been fun to give them a second chance and have Elly wear them; and it’s especially fun to play Fashion Photo Shoot … Continue reading

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A World Without Chocolate Chips

I’ve been wanting to write this post (and several others, actually) for quite a while now, but the month of February was plagued with some of the worst Internet access speeds I’ve experienced here in Tanzania for a long time. … Continue reading

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