Monthly Archives: November 2011

Raising Real Men: A Review

I love being the mom to four boys.  They light my life in ways I can’t describe.  I mess up often and know that I don’t do everything right, but these four guys are perfectly made for me. In my … Continue reading

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11/11/11

Today is a day to honor and appreciate our veterans. Before Matt joined the Army I think I knew four. Gramjack, Grandaddy, and Uncle Dave, and his son, Mark. I’m sure there were dozens more in my life, but I … Continue reading

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My Hero

Normally this title would be reserved for Matt, but this morning Carson was my hero. I’ll quickly tell the story… quickly, because I don’t have very much energy. I began to feel icky Monday as we were heading to Garmisch. … Continue reading

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34 Part 3.

Last year Matt happened to be in the States on my actual birthday so Jessica worked out a girls’ night dinner at Vapiano, followed by a fun get-together at my house afterwards. Sometime before Matt left on his trip he … Continue reading

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34 Part 2 . (The cake)

Today I had every intention of writing all about yesterday and the fun I had celebrating my birthday with a few friends.  However, instead of writing I was spending time with friends… from the early morning until late evening I … Continue reading

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34 Part 1.

I don’t feel 34.  I feel 24.  I don’t know how to explain that other than to say that I really feel like I’m in my early twenties.  I have no idea why… maybe it’s because 34 isn’t nearly as old … Continue reading

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Baby Bloopers

Yesterday I posted the sweetest pictures of the babies.  (I thought the bigs were adorable too, but who can resist these little babies?!?  I didn’t get many pics of the bigs because they were off playing and having fun… the … Continue reading

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A Pirate, Darth Vader, Aquaman, Biker Dude, 2 Star-Wars guys, and a Cow

Oh my, that’s a long title! The Hamrick bigs were completely on their own to create their costumes.  I thought they did a good job of being content, using what we had and finding some seriously good Thrift Store deals … Continue reading

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