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Olympic Peninsula Road Trip

The boys had spring break last week and although my spring break had already occurred a few weeks before, we decided to do a quick one-night-away Olympic peninsula road trip.  Evan was gone on a work trip the day we … Continue reading

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New Old Sideboard

We have a spot in our dining room for a sideboard or some sort of china cabinet.  I had been looking for one on craigslist for quite a while.  Every once in a while I’d see one I liked but … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island

A few weeks ago we went on a little daytrip out to Whidbey Island.  We took a ferry there, drove from the south end all the way to the north, which connects to the mainland by bridge so you don’t … Continue reading

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Surfacing

I almost forgot how to log in and make a post here.  Bad, I know. Long story short: we moved in, found a flea problem and between that and my grad school classes it doesn’t look like much is being … Continue reading

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Finally, a house!

For us, the third time was the charm.  House #1 accepted our offer, and then the inspection revealed a LOT of expensive problems – an attic chock full of mold, a not terribly old but worthless roof, rotted decks, etc, … Continue reading

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Not for the Squeamish

The weekend before last was a real doozy.  The super abbreviated version is that Elliott got hurt at a friend’s house and had to go to the ER but they fixed his problem and now he’s fine. The long version … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster

Oh my things have been CRAZY. Summary: things are okay and our house is essentially sold. Long Story: Two weeks ago we were getting ready for our house to be listed on the MLS.  That sunday we noticed a few … Continue reading

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School Update

The boys are about 2/3 of the way done with this school year.  It’s hard to believe that PJ is almost done with Kindergarten and Elliott is going to be a 3rd grader soon.  Mostly because that makes me feel … Continue reading

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Moving On Up

Way back in 2011, I painted the biggest room in our house navy blue and gold. And then 6 months later we were moving to Portland. So then, let’s see….3 houses later…summer of 2015 (yes that is almost one move … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I have been so bad at keeping up with this blog lately.  We just got back from spending Christmas and New Years in Arizona.  The boys met their cousin Cameron for the first time, which was fun.  They got in … Continue reading

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