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    Gingerbread Houses (& What Happened to December?)

    Dena December 27, 2018

    Hello, friends! I am going to do a little bit of a catch up. December was a whirlwind for so many reasons. The kids & I got taken down by a virus from hell that left me useless for two weeks. It was terrible. I had two class parties for Roman’s kindergarten class (#ClassMomLife). I launched a new business. I delivered the last of my autumn weddings. I finished the…

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  • A Minimalist Children’s Gift Guide

    Dena December 6, 2017

    I can hardly explain how relieved I am that Black Friday and Cyber Monday and all of the rest of that nonsense is over. The more that I reflect and plan for what I want in the coming year, the more the idea of simplicity…

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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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  • Good Tidings to You

    Dena December 25, 2012

    Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Instagram already know our big news, but for those who don’t, WE’RE EXPECTING! Yes, it’s true. Our little family will be growing in May. There are no words to express our overwhelming joy & gratitude for…

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  • Choose Peace this Holiday Season

    Dena December 12, 2011

    Recently I asked my Twitter and Facebook communities for tips on Surviving the Holiday Madness. Along with their tips, many people told me why the the holidays cause them stress. Manu said that he gets hung up on thinking about gifts. To combat this, he…

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  • It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

    Dena December 10, 2011

    Today, Matthew & I ventured out into the cool December air in search of the perfect Christmas tree! After a little bit of searching we found the perfect balsam fir. β™₯ Picking out & decorating the tree are a couple of my favourite holiday traditions.…

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