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Trip of a Lifetime: Central & Southern Vietnam

We left Northern Vietnam {read all about our adventures here} and flew to Da Nang.  We arrived and drove a half hour or so late at night to Hoi An.  It was dark, we were tired and so we joined … Continue reading

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A Sweet Little Birthday

We celebrated all weekend with Big Cutie as she turned 12. I kept wondering if we stretched this particular birthday out if we could make 12 last longer and avoid hitting the teenager years as long as possible. As always, … Continue reading

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And We Have a 12 Year Old!

Big Cutie turned 12 today. And she will again tomorrow. That’s how The Cuties see it at least, now that we live in Japan, where it’s a day ahead of the country in which they were born.  So she woke … Continue reading

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We Rocked

Little Cutie had her 9th birthday party this past weekend. In a bar. Yeah, I’ve become that Mom. OK, in all fairness it was a Karaoke Bar, and they regularly rent the place out for children’s birthday parties on the weekends, … Continue reading

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GoodReads and an Update

I love to read. I love that I have a family of readers. There are, however, a few problems in my world of reading: 1) I am prone to ‘losing myself’ in a book and either ignore all other responsibilities … Continue reading

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Wild for Washi

After much brainstorming, Big Cutie decided on a Washi Craft Birthday Party this year.  Our goal was to incorporate washi tape into as many parts of the party as possible, especially when we discovered that so many of her friends … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World, After All

About 11 year ago, my husband and I had just moved to Charlotte for him to start a new job after graduate school.  We were standing in line at the DMV and noticed another couple next to us.  He happened … Continue reading

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Washi Tape Takes the Cake

Big Cutie’s 11th birthday is just around the corner and so we are at about DEFCON 4, here at Birthday Central and in full party-prep mode. She has requested a Washi Tape Craft theme, which I am gladly indulging as … Continue reading

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Bullseye!

When you live in an apartment, its been raining for several days, and you have two children, its time to get creative. Little Cutie received a Nerf Gun Tag Set for her birthday back in January. Do you believe me … Continue reading

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Goody Bags & A Silly Headband

We are getting ready for Little Cutie’s 8th birthday party on Saturday.  While I know many people no longer do goody bags for birthday parties these days, they are still a big deal to The Cuties {and Mama!}, and so … Continue reading

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