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Friday, December 2, 2011

Photo Dump.

Happy weekend! We have a full weekend of birthday celebrating {someone is turning 3!} but first I had to "dump" some of these pictures I've been holding on to and wanting to share.

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Every November since M was 2, I've taken her to the Macy's display downtown. Once H was born, he joined us and now E too. {For the record, T could come too but it's just not his thing.} We wander through the display, oohing and aahing, grab a giant cookie and choose a new Macy's ornament for our tree. This year we added to our tradition with lunch in the Sky Room. I think we'll keep that part of it.

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Christmas Tree Day!
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1. Picking just the right tree. 2. Jeff cutting it down. 3. E & I. 4. Our boys.
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Sunday I was in the baking mood so even though I know this batch will never last the holidays, we got started. M's two neighbor friends came over and helped with the decorating too. {We've already gone through two bricks of fudge.}

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I've now been writing over on Patch for a whole year. Wow!

This week I wrote about what not to say to adoptive families, some tips on Christmas trees, holiday traditions anyone can do and kids gift giving.  Oh, and also, now I want to go to Haiti with this group.

I started a new freelance gig last week and am now a contributor on ShePosts.com. Last week I wrote about the Minneapolis Mom.com launch.

Don't miss the two Minnesota ticket giveaways I've got going. Disney on Ice tickets ends on Monday and Sesame Street Live ends on Wednesday. GO ENTER!!

If you're still needing a Christmas tree, consider B & J Evergreen and you can get your coupon right here.

And finally, most of our Christmas cards went in yesterdays mail. Don't you just love this time of year? I look forward to the mail every day! If you haven't ordered cards yet and need to check out Tiny Prints. Use code: HOLSAVE20 for 15% off and Free Shipping on orders of $75 or more, expires 12/3. Starting tomorrow use code: DECFS20 for 15% off and free shipping on orders of $50 or more.

1 Comments:

Blogger Gina said...

Love the pictures! As a child we would go to Macy's every year get a gingerbread cookie after our picture with Santa. I love those memories!

December 2, 2011 at 6:28 PM  

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