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Nora
Orange County, CA
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Today's celebrating included lots of candles and cake batter pancakes with sprinkles. There was a trip to the convenience store around the corner to purchase lottery tickets. It also included a little streamer decoration surprise I put together from Mac's... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Just Make Stuff
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Today's the day. In some technical ways childhood is over and bits of adulthood start. I can say it went too fast, because it did. I can say I love him so much, because I do. Or I can make... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
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Here it is...my all-time, absolute, love every detail, and thankful photography was ever even invented so I could have this forever, photo. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Glasses and sunglasses...one of Mac's many signature looks. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Mac does excitement better than anyone. (I was more subdued, but just as excited when I got my first iPhone too) Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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First day of school in 2009...Mac loves to stay up late and get up early. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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I want to grab him right out of this photo and smother him in hugs and kisses. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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As Mac became a teenager his career as a fashion icon began. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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My mom mentioned this is one of her favorites...granted it's one of the twenty or so that she mentioned when we were talking about favorite photos of Mac. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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We had new planter boxes sitting in the garage eleven years ago (they are still on our front porch). He climbed in for a "Mac in the Box" photo. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Mac was three years and eight days old when Sean and I got married on a Friday evening. My mom hosted our wedding reception at her house, which meant it was a loooong boring day of preparations for this little... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Mac's ankle has been bugging him this week and, although he hasn't worn it in a year, he expressed a momentary thought about wearing his brace to cheer camp. Then he said, "Yeah, I don't need to make myself look... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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"Oh the Wells Fargo Wagon is a comin' now, I don't know how I can ever wait to see. It could be something for someone who is no relation or it could be something special just for me!" When Mac... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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To me, there is pretty much nothing better than Mac laughing. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Mac is off to his third year of cheer camp tomorrow, so it's been all cheer all the time around here...which it often is regardless. This photo was from the first football game...these are some of our very favorite nights...can't... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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This is my new crafting counter...currently covered in projects (you can see it clean here). It's an idea I have loved for months and was inspired by this standing desk. We made it higher (40") than a standard counter (36")... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
My mom's best friend always has the best gigantic rolls of wired ribbon from Costco and I always forget to look for them. I have purposely not purchased wrapping paper, because the rolls are so big (and I have so many rolls anyway) that I could never use it up....although it seems like really good quality paper.
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2014 on I cannot resist... at Just Make Stuff
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That's true about the gift cards...but we can still put them in a box and wrap it, right? :)
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2014 on I cannot resist... at Just Make Stuff
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I found them at Home Goods. I never realized what great wrapping paper they have...now that place is even more dangerous! :)
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2014 on I cannot resist... at Just Make Stuff
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Today there was a little bit more popsicle stick painting for an idea I have for my classes...the paper plate I am painting them on is filling up with color. A little bit more of the summer scrapbook too. And... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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It's likely I could wrap a good portion of the Earth's surface with the wrapping paper I have amassed over the years, so I did not need five more rolls...no matter how cheap or irresistible they were. Yet, here they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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The same vest...two years later. This was right after a back to school haircut. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with eighteen favorite photos. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Easter brunch 2007...this purple shirt, tie and vest came together as a combo from Mervyns (pre-Kohls) for like $12.99. He ended up wearing this vest with everything for the next three years. Celebrating Mac's big birthday later this month with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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It might be summer vacation, but that actually means, without stacks of papers to grade, I am working more than ever on class preparations and learning new things. Today I researched and analyzed college class attendance policies and I painted... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Invite your nephew and nieces to come over and paint on the old ones. Painter's Tape Art idea from Eighteen25. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Just Make Stuff