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My Poor Kitchen Threw Up

Our air shipment of household goods arrived this week, which contained mostly kitchen items. This is a good place to comment on “delivery” in Japan.  In America, an appointment or delivery is scheduled for a window of two to four … Continue reading

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Royalty of All Kinds

What a weekend it’s been! Friday started off at my friend Julie’s fabulous Royal Wedding party.  Check out the spread and the decor ~ {Did you catch those sweet little William & Kate cupcake toppers?  They were edible!} Here’s my contribution … Continue reading

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40 is Fabulous!

I’m 40 today. And it’s a VERY good day. Although I’ve had to reassure to Little Cutie several times that these are all happy tears. To celebrate my birthday with Cute Husband, my Cuties and all my family and friends, … Continue reading

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Jars of Happiness

Well this just makes me smile. Let’s sneak a closer peek, shall we? I like my snacks right where I can see them and these jars have been a big hit in our house {source: Walmart, $9 each}.  It’s nice … Continue reading

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Manual Organizing Madness

First of all, I AM alive. Life has just been a little hectic of late.   I’ve had Bronchitis, so basic Mom stuff has been stretching me to my maximum, with nothing really left for crafts or decorating.  Actually, Cute … Continue reading

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Function Over Form

I’ve come to the conclusion that I need to make more decisions in our home that are about what works best for us and our lives than about what I think is “right” or where something looks best. And so I’ve made … Continue reading

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Family Cooking Class

So the four of us took a Family Cooking class at our local Sur La Table store Sunday.  It was a lot of fun, perfect for The Cuties and best of all we got to eat at the end, so … Continue reading

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Carlo’s Bake Shop

This past weekend we had a Bar Mitzvah to attend in northern New Jersey. Well the Cuties heard “New Jersey” and immediately screamed CAKE BOSS at the top of their lungs. Can you guess they are fans? It’s pretty much … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Tour

I think our kitchen is probably my favorite room in our house. It’s definitely the most “me” and almost mirrors my closet; lots of black and white and the one pop of color is bright green. The Cuties have even … Continue reading

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Apple Picking Extravaganza

We recently went apple picking to a farm about a half an hour from our house.  The Cuties LOVE to do this and had been begging so we jumped at the opportunity to go earlier than last year in hopes … Continue reading

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