Tag Archives: Family

Happy Easter and Happy Birthday to my Little Brother!

In the 4 years we have been together, this is the first Easter basket I have made for my hubby. It has only the good stuff in it!  The little chick tweets.  I thought the cat might get a kick … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles Gluten-Free

Snickerdoodles have always been some of my favorite cookies.  I used to make them when I was little with my Grandma and my Nana.  I remember standing next to them rolling balls of dough between my tiny hands before dipping … Continue reading

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Thank you Dana for the Kreativ Blogger Award

Thank you Dana over at Zona Pellucida for nominating and awarding me with the Kreativ Blogger Award.  I am so very excited to accept this award (even if it is just blogging spam)!  Lifeofaphoenix has been a great outlet for me over the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be a celebration of love and romance.  For me, the love and romance part is a very small portion of the joy and fun celebrated on Valentine’s Day. The real holiday celebration happens at work.  Preschool is the land of … Continue reading

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Bread Dreams

Sometimes I dream about bread.  Not gluten-free good for me bread, but squishy Italian with the crunchy crust bread, marble rye toasted bread or just plain white bread.  When I went gluten-free I dreamed about bread much more often, now it … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My String

This Gato is so attached to her string that she sleeps with it… she looks so sweet but what she is really saying is … Don’t you TOUCH My String!!!  Silly Gato.

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The Big Game!

Panda and I have both loved football since we were young.  His favorite team is the 49ers and ever since I was little I have been rooting for the Giants with my Grandpa.  When the Giants won the playoff game and we knew … Continue reading

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San Francisco “Landmarks”

Friday evening we packed up all our necessities for the next few days (this included an amazing amount of warm clothes for the 49ers and Giants game).  We made sure the gato had enough food and water to last her.  It would … Continue reading

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The Power of Inside-Out Pajamas

Ask any school age child, there is power in wearing your pajamas inside out.  Grown-ups should never doubt that power.  It can have an amazing effect on the climate and on superintendents. When I was small and the weather man forecasted … Continue reading

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My Panda

Some of you may have noticed that I have been referring to someone named Panda.  I feel as though you deserve a proper introduction.  I used to call him hubs in the blog world, but I don’t call him that in real … Continue reading

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