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Vanessa Armstrong
South Eastern Michgian
Interests: digital scrapbooking, photography, cooking, family
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But if there is anyone that still follows my much neglected blog I thought I'd post a few updates. First, we went on Keira's Make A Wish Trip to Disney World the last week of February, first week of March,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2012 at Blog
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First, I did my best to keep up with blogging through Christmas, but it didn't work. LOL! Between activities and Keira's last round of chemo, I just couple keep up. But I will try to post some pictures or scrapbook... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at Blog
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Wow, Christmas will be here soon. Some sad news first, Sean grandma passed away yesterday evening. She was 85, had 8 children, 24 grandchildren & 23 great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful lady. She gave Sean & I a house to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at Blog
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The last few days have been very busy. Saturday our activity was decorating sugar cones to look like trees to go with out Gingerbread house. Before that Keira, myself & her friend Brianna went to see the Nutcracker Ballet &... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at Blog
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Skippy was taking a little nap in Keira's barbie doll bed yesterday morning. The kids thought it was so funny. Keira talked about it all day. This morning Skippy had made some pretty pictures on the kids pictures. Our activity... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Blog
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Yesterday we found Skippy trying to get in the cereal. And we made Snow Globes last night after we got home from chemo. that one is Cooper's. And Keira's I bought Christmas village characters to go inside, white glitter &... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Blog
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This week is the beginning of an extremly busy week for us. I have class today from noon-10pm, Keira starts 5 days of chemo, I also have class Wednesday, Sean has class 2 days this week. Thursday the kids are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at Blog
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Today we changed our plans, we were all pretty worn out so we decided to save visiting the great-grandparents for another day & had family game night. We also did the kids Christmas pictures this morning, along with my nephew... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at Blog
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Today we had a Hot Chocolate Bar & watched Home Alone. The kids loved the movie, it was the first time they'd seen it. And The Hot Chocolate bar was a huge hit. They loved adding their own goodies to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2011 at Blog
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Skippy brought breakfast from the North Pole. A donut with way too many sprinkles, snowman bagels, and Christmas Crunch. Please ignore my wrinkled table runner, I think I'm going to have to get a new one. I washed it and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2011 at Blog
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Tonight we made finger puppets, well, I made them & the kids put faces on them. Keira di the faces on the pink elf & santa, Coop did the green elf & the reindeer, and I took care of frosty.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Blog
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Keira & Cooper found Skippy & Buzz having a shoot out in the kitchen this morning with brand new nerf guns. The kids may have been more excited about the new guns that the fact Skippy had stolen Woody's hat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Blog
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Today is December 1st and we started our advent activities. Today the kids made Reindeer Candy Canes and I made "santa" pancakes, I'm not sure if they really look like Santa, but the kids thought they were awesome. For these... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at Blog
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Skippy first had a job to do tonight, Keira told him before she went to bed that Cooper lost her necklace under our bed when they were watching TV. She said Skippy could find it because he's so tiny. He... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Blog
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I guess after Skippy's trip back to the North Pole he felt like making some friends & playing Hungry Hungry Hippos. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Blog
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I got home from school tonight to find Skippy on top of the fridge in the fake poinsettia that I stuck up there. Tomorrow I'm thinking he'll get into a little trouble, or play a fun game. :) Keira is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2011 at Blog
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Skippy landed on my empty Christmas Card Holder when he got back from the north pole and brought a little note with him for Keira & Cooper to read. If you want to get this super cute, fantastic elf on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2011 at Blog
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I love the holidays, nothing I like more in fact, we got our tree up last night, I got some of the decorations on it and then today the kids helped me get the fun ornaments on & Sean put... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2011 at Blog
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We did Advent Activites last year and it was a big hit with Keira, so we will be keeping the tradition alive this year too. need ideas for your own Advent Activties countdown, check out pinterest.com, I have a lot... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Blog
I'd blog more often? Well, as you can see that hasn't happened. LOL! I just thought I'd post a quick update about how things are going here. I'm taking my seasonal photography break, I love that I don't have to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Blog
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Keira finished up 5 days of chemo on Saturday, so that leaves her with 3 rounds of chemo to go before she's all finished. She's doing great, still getting tired, we haven't sent her back to school yet, but she's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at Blog
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We didn't have to spend the night at the hospital at all. LOL! Keira was discharged on Monday, she still has her drain in, but all seems to be going well & it will come out Tuesday morning & she'll... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2011 at Blog
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Well, I guess I haven't been doing that great of a job keeping the blog updated, and I think its because I haven't been able to directly upload pictures until today, don't ask me why. LOL! On September 28th, Keira... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2011 at Blog
I guess I could have blogged sooner, but all is going well with Keira. Thursday she has an MRI scheduled to see how much her tumor has shrank, from the ultrasound it looks like it has gone from 8 cm... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Blog