Category Archives: Family

Happy Birthday, Rachel!

. It was 28 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Easy as (Buttermilk) Pie

. Whenever we go to visit Paul’s mom, we know that there is always going to be pie. Mary has these wonderful old cookbooks filled with recipes from long ago – all of those little “church” and “small town” cookbooks fit … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – “Teresa” (A Forgotten Oldie)

Growing up, I always wondered why my parents had named me “Teresa“. It isn’t a particularly common name (“Theresa” did make it to #65 in 1950); I lost track of the number of “Mary”s I grew up with, however! The only other girl … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – I’ve Got Your Flu Shot Right Here…..

(It’s my birthday later this week, so I’m reposting an old favorite – this one originally appeared on October 11, 2012): . So Paul got a flu shot at work a couple of days ago…. The flu shot: The viruses … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

. Yield: serves 4-6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Total Time: 8.5 hours

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The Important Things

. One of the joys of having a child with Down syndrome is that they are constantly reminding you of the truly important things in life, simply by living a life full of joy and happiness.  They live each day … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Happy Birthday to “The Other Woman”

Today is “Lola’s” 1st birthday, so I thought I would re-run this post from last year: Her Name Is “Lola”….. ….and whatever Lola wants, Lola is gonna get. . .

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