Monthly Archives: July 2011

Looking to Buy a Great House?

We are moving! With the news of Zippy joining our family, came the realization that we’ve outgrown our current house. We love our current house — it was Mark’s first house, the first house we lived in together, the house … Continue reading

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Stay Cool!

Make your own creamsicle: 1 cup plain yogurt, 1/2 cup orange juice, sugar to taste. Freeze. Happily devour on hot day.  

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Zoe and Her Great-Grandpa

We spent the weekend with my mom’s side of the family for my cousin Brock’s wedding. It was a lovely, sweet wedding and we had plenty of time to spend with lots of fun family (though not enough time! I … Continue reading

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New Giraffe at the Erie Zoo!

We saw the little guy yesterday when we visited the zoo. He is adorable. Just 10 months old he’s teeny-tiny (which is to say he towers over the normal person, but still is nowhere near full-grown giraffe size). Here’s a … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Madness

When we took on the monumental task of cleaning out our basement, we ended up with a huge pile of stuff that wasn’t trash-worthy but that we didn’t want in our lives either. So…. GARAGE SALE! Except I forgot how … Continue reading

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The Smallest of Style Mavens

It started with the black patent leather shoes. One of Zoe’s girlfriends had passed these down to her a few months ago after she outgrew them (and because that’s what girlfriends do, yo — trade clothes and shoes).  Zoe became … Continue reading

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Long Weekend Means Completion of Big Project

Zoe spent the weekend with Grandma and Grandpa Murphy. She was gone three nights — the longest we’ve been away from her. I’m surprised at how well we’re doing. I just finished reading the paper and am drinking a cup … Continue reading

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