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you continue to rock :) thanks for sharing
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The blog is moving today!! My new site is officially working. And while there are still a few minor changes to be made, I simply can't wait any longer. Without further ado, www.amandamankin.com/blog Thanks for coming to visit the new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at { AJM }
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This year's Christmas photo taken at our church Christmas party. It's so thoughtful for the party planners to include this take home. I love our church and am so thankful... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Our year came to a quiet close this evening. A year when we played and laughed and took amazing trips. A year of delight watching our children grow and learn.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Pape and Mallory reading. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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I'm excited to say that, soon, my blog is getting a MAJOR facelift as well as a new address. I'll be back shortly with details on the big reveal. In the meantime: a snowy self portrait Happy January!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at { AJM }
Amanda Mankin is now following shannon b
Jan 11, 2012
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Mark is completely hilarious. He LOVES being outside and happily shares his delight. Sweet boy, I adore you. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Making Rice Krispie treats with Aunt Jenn. My children think most anything they get to help with in the kitchen is fun. Especially if there are cool shapes involved. But... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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She's super fast on her scooter. Super Duper fast. I love that my parents live on a cul-de-sac where she and Mark can play and ride for as long as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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This book is about 24 hours new to our family circulation. I think Mark has asked (strongly requested) every person in the family read it to him. If you know... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Merry Christmas!! I love the family shot capturing all of us from today. I also love that there are four generations of women on the bench (totaly serindipity.) As far... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Gingerbread houses and trains oh my!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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One of the loveliest aspects of Christmas. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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The holiday train welcomed us back today after our visit to see Ben's mom. My Daddy loves trains (apparently Mark has inherited this facination) and we have had a train... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Our first time bowling with Mallory and Mark. We had, a literal, ball!! Both children enjoyed the outing. Mallory threw the ball several times (literally-bouncing into the next lane) and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Mimi D and Jarrell. A nice man, also known to a few of us as Trey. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Phase 2 of Chirstmas plans included a stop at the Abilene Zoo with Mimi D. The children love feeding the giraffes. Blast from the past: circa 2007. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Phase 1 of our Christmas travel begins with an overnight stop in Houston. Bubbles with Nonnie and Pape in the sunshine = Mark boy bliss. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at photo a day 2011
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Christmas wrapping done! Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at photo a day 2011
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First Haircut: 2 years and 1 day old. Mark did GREAT. No tears or tantrums!! Just a quick cut in the back to rid him of the tangle that plagued... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at photo a day 2011
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John Mark turns two! Mark is obsessed with trains, he's a BIG fan of LEGO blocks. A lego train seemed like a perfect fit. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at photo a day 2011
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at { AJM }
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Mark's birthday is tomorrow. Celebrating this momentous occasion began today: step 1 Cookie Pops for his preschool class made with his favorites, M&Ms. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at photo a day 2011
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We attended Mallory's SMA Christmas program tonight. Her class sang two songs ending with Jingle Bell Rock. After the first song, the students turned around and the teachers passed out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at photo a day 2011