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Mission: 40 Little Things SO MANY UPDATES

Oh hi! Yes, we are still running Mission:40 Little Things, and yes, it is going SO GREAT. I'm going to take just a quick minute to share some items that have been donated in the last month or so. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the effort that is being put into this… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things SO MANY UPDATES

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Easter and a Birthday in the Little House

Our Lily was due on Easter Sunday, but she was born a few days early, on 4/5/06. This meant that this year, her birthday landed on Easter! She did not mind sharing her birthday with the holiday, in fact she was pretty thrilled about it. To make the day special for her, we let her… Continue reading Easter and a Birthday in the Little House

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Pirate Party for Max

For the first post in my Birthday series, I'm starting with Max's 3rd birthday. A few months before each child's birthday, I like to scroll through my Pinterest "Celebrate" board and ask them to point out their favorite cakes. Max has been pretty crazy about the Disney cartoon "Jake and the Neverland Pirates" for awhile now, so… Continue reading Pirate Party for Max

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Birthdays are for Celebrating

Birthdays are important, you know? I mean, what better way to tell someone "I'm glad you're alive" than to celebrate the day that he or she was born? It can be a lot of fun to throw an over-the-top birthday celebration with clever decorations and Pinterest-y food. (Frankly, I LOVE those kind of parties). But as… Continue reading Birthdays are for Celebrating

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Kite Party for Lily

Our amazing daughter turned 8 last week. Wow, 8 seems so old. We had a kite party. I needed a special picture to use for decorating the party wall, so I dressed her up and told her to jump on the trampoline for me. The pictures I got of her are just so Lily.  Lily throws her… Continue reading Kite Party for Lily