Monthly Archives: February 2011

Practicing Gratitude: Week 6

I’m combating negativity with intentional gratitude. What, this week, are you grateful for?

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Easy/Quick Recipe: Clam Chowder

Seafood has always been a bit intimidating to me. The cooking and the eating of it. However, when we moved to New England, Scott and I began trying various seafood dishes, because how can you not when you live in … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Closet

There’s an elephant in my closet. Maybe you have one too. I’d rather we never met, but she’s part of all I do. I have closeted elephants before. They seem to come and go. I sequester those I cannot ignore, … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Week 5

36. a glance out the window catching the sight of a child, temporarily taller than me, enjoying the still-piled-high snow that dwindles a bit more each day 37. recovering Abby’s snow stake, missing-in-action amongst the snow piles, waiting to be … Continue reading

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Easy/Quick Recipe: Secrets to a Great PB&J

Yep, I’m talking about the sandwich. And of course I’m serious. I don’t joke about peanut butter. I’ve eaten many, many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches during my lifetime. And through the years I’ve learned some important, although often overlooked, … Continue reading

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My Sweetie’s Rubbing Off On Me

I was nineteen when I first met Scott. It was toward the end of my first year of college. We became instant friends. And it was only a couple months before we started talking about how we’d probably get married … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Week 4

26. long conversations that let me see the heart of my husband 27. friends who challenge and motivate my son to do his best 28. watching my daughter create cards on a daily basis to give to others, just for … Continue reading

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