December 27, 2012
by meg
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christmas (far) past and present

as i was packing up the christmas decorations these past couple of days, i put away this ornament, back in its original box.  while i don’t remember making or gifting the ornament to my grandparents in 1987, i’m glad someone … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
by zzaletel
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A visit with St. Nicholas

Zelda paid a visit to St. Nick a few weeks ago, and it is safe to say that we’ve come a long way in the past year.  While there was a peaceful sleeping going on last year, this year was … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
by zzaletel
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Gingerbread houses and graham crackers, oh my!

We all took a creative interlude yesterday with Auntie Karen to build up some gingerbread houses.  Well, actually, they weren’t gingerbread, rather we used graham crackers for the structures.  We built and decorated away, each of us ending up with … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
by zzaletel
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home for the holidays

As is tradition in our household, shortly after the turkey and sides had fully cooled in the fridge, we started to get the holiday decorations up and ready.  Zelda even got in her holiday finest last night (above) to go … Continue reading

December 24, 2011
by meg
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Making gingerbread houses, er house

Zelda and I had Auntie Karen over yesterday to make gingerbread houses. The night before I baked the house pieces wanting them to taste good as we plan to dismantle them on Sunday for dessert when Karen and her family … Continue reading