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Festival of Trees

Part of our holiday festivities is attending our local Festival of Trees. It starts the season for us, all the beautfiul trees and activities are so warming. Here are my favorite memories from our 2011 visit…  And of course, a phone call from Santa. I really thought the twins’ eyes would pop out, they were…

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Sisters

  Sisters – It’s a tradition each Christmas for Isabelle to go with her Grandparents, to the Garden Center. They have a lovely display of ice sculptures, trees and other holiday decor for purchase. And, each year my daughter gets to choose her favorite ornament to take home. This year she came home with this…

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Holiday Comforts

My Holiday Comforts: With each decoration I see and mention of Christmas from the kids {which is pretty often}, I’m very quickly getting into the Christmas spirit. It’s not even mid-way through November and I’m getting the itch to decorate and start my holiday baking. Those in the US still have Thanksgiving to tend to, but…

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This Is Where I’m From

  I am the last of 7 children from Freemont Close, with 2 large apple trees perfect to climb. An overgrown garden filled with food and grown with love. I am from a neighborhood of friends which was safe to wander, from sun-up to sun-set and the occasional missed curfew. Sounds of song filled the…

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10 Years Ago Today

It was 10 years ago to this day, I said goodbye to my Father. Though I know he’s still with me, I still feel such regret and sadness. So much I should have said. So many times I should have listened. The last time we talked, smiled and hugged one another was on my wedding…