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The Weighting Game
By     |    Feb 2, 2010
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The Weighting Game

When I was pregnant with Benjamin, I gained 70 lbs. At the time, it didn’t seem that weird. My doctors didn’t even mention it and when I pressed them if it was normal, they said it was and not to worry, it would come off after I had the baby. Since I was eating super-healthy during my entire pregnancy (we even bought a CSA share and routinely ate fresh veggies […]

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By     |    Sep 7, 2009
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Paper Work

My love of print content definitely creates some of my more complex organizational challenges. One of the biggest paper lessons I’ve learned after moving so often is to not save magazines a la the Collyer brothers. Now, instead of skimming them and holding on to them longer term for when I want to “go back,” I now read them cover to cover, ripping out anything I want to hold onto […]

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Gettin’ Crafty…
By     |    Jul 26, 2009
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Gettin’ Crafty…

I think tonight would be a good time to open up a new topic…general craftiness. Before you gag on a silk flower, let me just say I love crafts. I do NOT love making my own decor generally. There is a pretty big difference, IMHO. I’m not one to stencil a bureau, arrange silk flowers into a stunning Festivus display or make new drapes out of old bridesmaid dresses. More […]

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Turning Yard Sale Items Into Store Credit
By     |    Jul 25, 2009
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Turning Yard Sale Items Into Store Credit

I spent the last couple of hours of tonight working on a dragon costume for Benjamin (it’s even more bizarre than you think…he wanted a Chinese dragon costume–technically a Chinese lion dance costume–not an easy thing to whip together) so I need to write about something that won’t fry my brain any further than it is. I’ll write a separate post about the costume (and will include pictures, as they […]

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