Tag Archives: Holiday

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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

Indulge to me ALWAYS means food.  If you have been around this blog a while you may know that I have a very strong relationship with food.  Sometimes it is love-love sometimes love-hate.  But whatever the feelings, food and I … 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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Valentine Flowers

I’m a bit under the weather today so I’ll leave you with some happy thoughts and a photo of the beautiful flowers I received from my husband for V-Day.  He picked them out himself at the fancy flower shop downtown.  … 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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Sunday Morning Waffles made Gluten-Free

Whether you prefer your breakfast in the morning or for brinner (you know, breakfast for dinner), these fluffy Strawberry Gluten-Free Waffles are a worthy choice. Often we have to wait to have fresh strawberries on our waffles, but thanks to the … 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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Is it Love or Abuse?

I have thought there was something not quite right about dressing up your pets.  The pictures come out cute but it’s not very nice.  Then for Christmas, my mom got our cat Lyra a hat and scarf.  How could I possibly resist?  … Continue reading

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Happy Last Day of 2011

I’m going to be honest WordPress friends,  these past 2 months have been a whirl-wind.  In the beginning of November, I started a new job as a preschool teacher in West Seattle.  Very exciting, let me tell you!  I sold my car because now that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Celebration

In my family, celebrations mean one thing… Food.  We celebrate holidays, birthdays, graduations, deaths, weddings and just the regular days with food.  Although I do not live at home anymore, I continue this tradition by feeding people. These photos were of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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