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January is coming.  A new year, a new beginning.  December has been hard, y’all.  I wasn’t really feeling the Christmas spirit, although I tried to keep things fun for the kids.  RaptorDad, bless him, really stepped it up this year … Continue reading

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December Goals

Oh my.  Perhaps I should just accept that I only seem to be capable of blogging once a month.  ::sigh:: I have a strict policy of keeping things happy and light on the blog, but y’all, I just can’t right … Continue reading

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I decided to morph NaNoScrapO into NaNoCraftO.  What is NaNoCraftO you ask?  Well, RaptorDad does NaNoWriMo which means that every November he writes a 50k word novel.  Which means I’m left to amuse myself for a month, oh the horrors! … Continue reading

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November Goals

Oh man.  October was pitiful.  Halloween is pretty much my favorite holiday but I totally phoned it in this year.  Le sigh.  I was just kind of in a funk, but I’m turning over a new leaf!  Tomorrow is another … Continue reading

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Safety First!

Ah.  Remember these?  Vintage Raptor!  She was just 18 months in this pic, the same age as the babies are now, and I thought she was sooooo grown up.  I thought it was hilarious that she swiped her friends “phone” … Continue reading

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October Goals

Ah September, don’t let the door hit you in the butt on the way out.  I was sick, Kate was sick, and there was just not enough consecutive napping going on from the babies.  All that to say that I … Continue reading

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Take the Dang Pictures!

Ok.  I have a really nice camera.  And a really nice lens.  And lately they’ve been capturing more dust than memories.  So you know what?  I took some pictures today.  And no, I didn’t dress the babies up in cute … Continue reading

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Xander’s First Hair Cut

RaptorDad finally put his foot down and said that Xander’s baby curls mullet had to go by this weekend or he was giving him a buzz cut.  Okay, okay.  I give in.  ::sob:: Xander was not pleased.  The girls at … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet Pics Scrapped

I was cleaning out my dropbox and found that I never actually blogged these!  So enjoy! I think I basically pulled a bunch of scraps out of my drawers to make this page.  It’s been a while!  I made it … Continue reading

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American Girl Doll Store Part 3

Y’all.  They have a salon in the store.  Where they do the doll’s hair!  If you follow me on Instagram, you know that Raptor got her ears pierced for her birthday this year, and she was desperate to get Samantha’s … Continue reading

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