Teacher gifts on St. Nicholas Day

December 5th, 2014
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Tonight’s the night! Children around the world will be putting their shoes outside their doors, and St. Nicholas will be stopping by with chocolates and a little toy. We’re so excited to see what St. Nicholas brings our little guy.

But first, Baby Niklas thought he’d pass on the kind deeds like his patron saint. It’s become somewhat of a tradition at our house.

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Journaling memories of food

December 1st, 2014
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Hello December!

Hello to a new one-year-old. (!!) Hello to lots more snow and wind and cold. Hello Thanksgiving leftovers and memories, warm hats, and sleds. Hello Tom and Jerrys with extra nutmeg. Hello felt mistletoe and cozy journaling spots. Hello twinkle lights. And hello to you.

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Fabulous cookbooks

July 25th, 2014
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I thought I’d show you a few corners of our house in the airplane hangar. It’s been a while since we’ve looked around up here. This corner of the kitchen is popular with both Niklas and me. I like it because it’s home to all my favorite cookbooks. He likes it because – well – probably because he’s not supposed to be there! He’s torn a few pages out of my favorite cookbooks. I think he’s amassing a collection of recipes to surprise us with. “Look Mom and Dad! I made dinner!”

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