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December 2013

Lately, Chris and I have been talking a lot about what our "ideal life" is. How do we want to spend our days and years as a family? We have a very happy and comfortable life right now and we could continue this way and be happy, I'm sure of it. But could we make changes to get us closer to the "ideal life" that we want to be living? Chris and I imagine our ideal life as one in which: 1. We are debt-free. 2. We have lots of time to spend together as a family. 3. Everyone in... Read more →

December! It's our fave: Christmas music, piping hot gingerbread coffee, wearing slippers, playing with Dashiell next to the Christmas tree, bundling up for our morning walk and then coming home to our warm, cozy house, Christmas lights all around the neighborhood. I can't get enough. In an unprecedentedly early burst of festive spirit we've already packed away fall and trimmed the house in greenery and twinkle lights. We brought home a handsome Douglas fir on Friday afternoon and introduced Dashiell to his first Christmas tree. As expected, he is impressed and makes a beeline for it every chance he gets.... Read more →