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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend.  For so many families in this area, it’s a time to hop in the car and spend a few glorious days at the Jersey shore.  For us, though, it’s always a relaxing weekend at home; a chance to anticipate summer and revel in some of the simple pleasures of life. Yesterday morning, […]

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Welcome, summer

I know the calendar says to wait until June, but summer officially arrived at my house today. I put away the everyday kitchen linens and replaced them with the Summer linens. How fun to be able to do that! This means it’s been almost a year of cloth napkins around here – I can’t imagine […]

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A little freedom is dangerous for the wallet.

So the Other Half takes the Sons over to his parents’ house this afternoon and comes back with a power washer but without the boys. Now, I love my children dearly, but the prospect of an evening without the duties of parenthood looming kind of makes me giddy Other Half asks me what I’d like […]

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