Archive | December, 2011

Wishing You Lots of Unseen Things in 2012

December 30, 2011


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Simple smiles show the world we carry within.

December 26, 2011


“Think of the world you carry within you.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke Amidst what has been nonstop craziness over the past 3 days, I still stop frequently to capture simple moments with the minis.  Little things like a stroller ride, a bout of giggles or Q rocking his new hat are all special.  Simple but special.  […]

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Merry, Merry from the Wondertwins.

December 22, 2011


“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~Calvin Coolidge It’s here, it’s here! Tomorrow I will plug in the tree lights for good. A fire will burn in the fireplace. Presents […]

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An Everyday Miracle for The Holidays…

December 19, 2011


“Now you just believe, that’s all you have to do – Just believe.” An Ohio Farmer What do you know about miracles? Have you had one happen in your life? Do you believe in them? By definition a miracle is a noun: mir·a·cle/ˈmirikəl/ Noun: A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural […]

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Grounded in persistence, a Humanitarian and Author: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 16, 2011


“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak” ~ Thomas Carlyle One thing I love love love about this “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” series is that it allows me to ask questions of people I find, fascinating, inspiring, funny, […]

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The winner of the beautiful charm necklace and an amazing story…

December 15, 2011


This image seemed ever so appropriate as I announce the winner of the lovely charm necklace giveaway.  First, let me say that KSP selected the name in a random drawing, so you can both love and hate him…visualize me pointing my finger sideways:).  That said, all of the stories and reasons of who you would […]

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A lovely thought for Wednesday.

December 13, 2011


  This is truly part of what I love about my new life as a blogger. I am so fortunate that this happens to me on almost a daily basis. Here, through your comments, on the ‘myewfavoriteday’ Facebook page or on Twitter, as well as, the inspiring images that are shared with me by so […]

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A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”

December 13, 2011


‘Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.’ ~ Robert Browning If you haven’t seen this video, it goes right to my heart for obvious reasons. We sat for hours doing Kangaroo Care with Q and E when they were born just one week later than these wee ones .  We cuddled them against our skin […]

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Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.

December 12, 2011


We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this […]

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Things that shine created by a person that shines: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 9, 2011


“Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases” ~Samuel Johnson As you may or may not know, I love and am inspired by pretty, lovely, and crafty things (although I am not at all crafty).  One of the things I love is all things fashion which includes jewelry.  My sister and I often joked we would like to […]

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