Posts Tagged ‘birthday

Happy Birthday to My Homemade Mother!

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Today is my mom’s 50th birthday. By the time she was 26 she had five little ones running around the house, and she managed all the craziness with grace and calm. She is my greatest homemade mother inspiration! My mom taught me a lot about homemade mothering. I grew up in a quaint and rural [...]


Happy Birthday!!

My husband *finally* turned 30 this weekend! I entered this decade four months ago, so he’s been teasing me about being married to “an older woman” ever since. Now we’re finally even! To celebrate his big day, I made a nice dinner for our family. Since I gave birth to our son Mack four weeks [...]


Homemade Fathering!

I recently celebrated my birthday! 30! Yikes! I always thought turning 30 would be a very difficult birthday — I was pretty content being a 20-something and I didn’t like the idea of entering a new decade. I can be a very sentimental person and I try so hard to be grateful for every day, [...]


Birthday Brownies!!

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Today is my brother’s 23rd birthday. He just started a new job here in the city, so I delivered a homemade batch of brownies as a special birthday treat. As an added bonus, the note on the jar let him know that he should return the jar whenever he’s ready for a refill. Its a [...]


My Baby is One!

Yesterday we celebrated Evelyn’s first birthday. I can’t believe my precious bundle of joy is now a big girl! We started off her special day with chocolate chip pancakes made from scratch. Its a tradition I grew up with, and I plan to continue it as my little family grows. She ate three pancakes (I [...]


Birthday Day!

Today is Chris’ 29th birthday, so we welcomed the day with chocolate chip banana pancakes! Instead of using a mix such as Bisquick (which has trans fats) its fun and surprisingly just as easy to make them from scratch. Here’s my recipe: 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 [...]


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