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    My Little Sugar Plum Fairy // Goodbye Christmas Tree

    Dena January 3, 2017

    I took our Christmas tree down on Sunday. I knew it would be difficult. If you’ve ever done it, you know that it’s a “pain-in-the-ass” task. What I wasn’t expecting, however, was how emotionally difficult it would be. Aside from the usual magic of a Christmas tree and all of the beautiful, warm memories that are created around it; this year’s tree represented something bigger and deeper for me. It…

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  • Christmas Morning 2015 // Happy New Year!

    Dena January 1, 2016

    Just a few snaps from Christmas morning. I hope that you had a beautiful holiday season, friends. It’s 2016–which is really difficult for me to grasp because I still feel like 1990 was just ten years ago! But such is life. Here’s wishing that the…

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  • Christmas // 2014

    Dena December 26, 2014

    Happy day after Christmas, friends. You can’t hear me, but I’m letting out the biggest sigh of relief right now. We had an amazing holiday, but this mama is spent. Preparing for Christmas — with a toddler, while you’re six-months pregnant, with a husband who…

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  • A Little Bit of NYC at Christmastime

    Dena December 15, 2014

    Yesterday we had our big day in the city. It was perfect, everything that I’d been hoping for. With M. injured and me being the sole caretaker of him, Roman, the house, etc. most of my days are spent at home — but we’d been…

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  • A NYC Christmas Walking Tour

    Dena December 8, 2014

    New York City at Christmastime is one of the most magical places in the world. When I was younger, my family used to make an annual trip in to see the tree at Rockefeller Center & visit the beautiful stops along Fifth Avenue — like…

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  • Christmas Festivities 2013

    Dena December 26, 2013

    I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas celebration! (And if you don’t celebrate Christmas then I hope that you simply had a wonderful day yesterday!) We started celebrating on Christmas Eve with a trip to my sister’s house to spend the evening with my…

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  • A Sweet & Easy DIY Gift Idea

    Dena December 22, 2013

    If you’re looking for a last-minute DIY gift, here is a sweet & easy idea. Make a little Christmas Feet Treat! It’s fun, easy & you’ve probably already got most of the makings in your house. Here’s what you’ll need & how to put it…

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  • Roman’s 1st Christmas Tree & A Pampers Giveaway!

    Dena December 17, 2013

    Even though I’ve been itching to decorate for Christmas since the day after Halloween, we finally got around to it last week. It’s no secret that I’ve been totally wrapped up in the Christmas spirit and enjoying Roman’s 1st holiday season. Still, there is something…

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  • Roman’s 1st Pictures with Santa

    Dena December 11, 2013

    Over the weekend, we took a little trip to the North Pole to have Roman’s 1st pictures with Santa Claus taken. We met my sister & my sweet nephews there, too. It was so much fun to see Roman visiting with that jolly old fellow!…

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