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Nora
Orange County, CA
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Miraculously, Mac is a morning person...despite the fact that his mom and dad are the absolute worst at waking up. Maybe it's a nature vs. nurture attribute and Mac inherited it from his major morning person step-dad. This was taken... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
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This week we have been collecting up what all three of us need for the new school year. I need a crockpot to be able to eat soup during my office hours, lots of my new favortite pen and do... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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I have a strange compulsion...things that I love, like Internet browsing or watching favorite shows recorded on our DVR, can feel like a to do list. Even though they are a couple of my go-to activities when I have a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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In case you don't remember Mac finding out he made varsity last spring please feel free to click here and watch the video again and again like I do. We had a barbecue with the football team this weekend (it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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The idea of a s'more on a ritz cracker has been tucked away on my list to try for awhile now. This week I got out the box of social snackers from Trader Joe's, smeared a little bit of Nutella... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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I think I have officially hit a new procrastination low. Instead of tackling the scary to do list I have to accomplish to be ready for the school year, I spent time trying to make cute to do lists for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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At the very end of April I shared my crazy couch idea...in June I shared that I was looking for a few more pillows...and as of today I officially have a built in couch in the little closet in my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
Honestly, I would say this is pretty small for a teaching planner. I made a larger spiral bound planner for my son to use in high school last year (http://www.justmakestuff.com/ndg/2013/09/class-planner.html) and it occurred to me I should make one for my own classes. It is incredibly handy to keep track of everything in (http://www.justmakestuff.com/ndg/2013/09/made-my-own.html). Good luck with the new school year...teaching is the best! :)
Toggle Commented Aug 12, 2014 on Planner Kits... at Just Make Stuff
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Hi Annette, I am so, so glad to hear you liked it! Hopefully I can be uber organized right along with you. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 12, 2014 on Planner Kits... at Just Make Stuff
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Two weeks from today I will be teaching four classes...from 8am until 9pm. It's going to be quite a first day. Today Sean and I went over to my office at the state college to hang up a couple strands... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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This weekend I was fortunate enough to be included in an incredibly special day of crafting to fundraise on behalf of a family who has endured the unthinkable this past year. It was a really fun gathering of old scrapbooking... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Our reflection as we waited at the paint counter. 1. Our anniversary included unpacking our house after the flooring was done. 2. That is after we dusted, swept, swiffer sweeper-ed, and wiped everything done with a damp rag. I think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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What made me fall in love with Sean is that he was simply good. He made effortless decisions to always do the right thing. What has kept me in love with him is that, no matter how good, he always... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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I still haven't finished one blanket, but I am on to the next one. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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The installation crew started this morning and are already halfway done. I am worried that I may never get the layer of dust out of this house again after this, but these floors certainly seem like they're worth it. Cannot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
It's Loops & Threads Charisma, from Michaels, and the multicolored yarn is called "Toadstool"
Toggle Commented Aug 5, 2014 on Summer Book: 02 at Just Make Stuff
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You can see the rest of this year's and last year's summer books here. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Is cleaned out, completely painted, rearranged and done. The flooring installation is scheduled to start on Monday...so I am going to enjoy the relative calm, before the next huge home improvement storm. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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This month... We ran the cheer fundraiser on the 3rd of July and hosted a party on the 4th of July. Sean and I started training to become CASA educational advocates. Mac went to his third year of cheer camp.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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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 Jul 30, 2014 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 Jul 29, 2014 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 Jul 28, 2014 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 Jul 28, 2014 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 Jul 28, 2014 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 Jul 27, 2014 at Just Make Stuff