Tag Archives: Holiday

How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.

November 26, 2013


The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite.  I cannot say I am always perfect at being present.  I can say I try very hard to remember to be here, right […]

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Thankful: every moment can be something.

November 21, 2012


“Do not wait for life. Do not long for it. Be aware, always and at every moment, that the miracle is in the here and now.” Marcel Proust Click, click. The snaps of Q’s harness clicked into place as my fingers fumbled on his high chair this morning. My eyes brimmed with tears. Beyond the […]

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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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Happy Thanksgiving, I hope today is ‘yournewfavoriteday!’

November 23, 2011

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Just something simple to say today as I am thankful for so many things, which I talk about all the time, but inside my heart, I am thankful to be alive. To be able to experience all of this thing called life with wonder and  amazement that each day is a new day. That I […]

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Counting Blessings One Moment at a Time.

November 21, 2011


“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” ~Elizabeth Kubler~Ross Tonight, when I got home from a few meetings, I decided to walk to the store to pick up […]

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Pebbles and Bam Bam have nothing on The Wondertwins!

October 31, 2011


  “I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll So much fun this Halloween.  To have come so far in two years is so […]

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Childhood nostalgia….what can bring you magic for your Friday and weekend?

September 23, 2011


Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder ~ Eberhard Arnold With all this talk of Halloween costumes, I am feeling nostalgic and a bit childlike.  I decided to dig up a Halloween photo of myself as a child.  Since Halloween wasn’t our thing as a […]

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