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Anissa
Mama, Wife, Artist.... In that order :)
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Its been so long. Im embarrassed. Life just kept happening and I have been eating it up. So... Big news. We are going to have a new baby in early 2012. So far so good! Not much weight gain which is great! Not much nausea which is even more great!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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So our free date was a surprise this weekend. After delivering wedding cakes with Carol Saturday morning, I packed up the hubby and the kiddo and we took a drive to Hank's to pick up some yummy Mexican takeout. We drove to the river in Beaver near Jefferies Landing and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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after a day with Meemaw and Poppy we were all ready to party!!! so many fun new things to play with! so here's my pride and joys' birthday cake. Jacob took a strong liking to duckies, so we had to have a ducky cake. Having a "luau pig and all"... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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this is the last day of my 0 year old :( I have to admit I got all teary eyed. Time is flying by. Although I am super excited for his birthday rite of passage - I am intent on freezing this snippet of time. I guess its too early... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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a beautiful night out on the front porch with Ty Ty. Jacob's first haircut by Aunt Lu. I admit having a little cutters remorse that night, BUT I am so glad we got the side wings under control! What a cutie pie. Its funny when we do things with Jacob,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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Sizzling Hot days. The kind that keeps your brow moist with perspiration. I have been spending most of these days busy inside, last week preparing food for the party at my parents in Tipton. This week, its more mental preparation and making lists of things I need for Jacob's birthday... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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A child's capacity to learn is AMAZING... Little synapses sparking constantly, taking in and making connections. I read that 'By the time children reach the age of three, their brains are twice as active as those of adults. Activity drops during adolescence.' How much pressure is that of a parent.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
Anissa is now following Meg Duerksen
Jun 27, 2010
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Friday afternoon Suzanne and I convoyed to the Beaver Community Fair. The sweet smell of funnel cake and the cacophony of sounds hit me as I opened the door of the Ridgeline. Rides, food vendors, port-0-potties, games, and fair guest littered the horizon. I must say my favorite thing in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
"The best things you can give children, next to good habits, are good memories." --Sydney J. Harris Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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We like to call them Floorios. No child of ours will ever be too good for them. In extreme situations, like Easter Sunday in Church with a rambunctious infant, Floorios save the day. I believe it was entertaining for Jacob, to watch me frantically herd the doxies to the living... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops
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Barely filled, Jacob was charging over the edge into the cool water. In 85 degrees I was tempted to follow. He was a crazy child, barreling in and out and around the edge, splashing and squinting in the late afternoon sun. so many great new learning opportunities! These are the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Walk a mile in my flip flops