Jul 292015

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As I mentioned the other day, Austin has officially left for basic training.  The day he left was bittersweet: we’re proud of his accomplishments and the journey he’s undertaking, but we’re also going to miss him.  It’s the first time I remember him being away from home for more than a few days so it will be a big adjustment all around.

Saying bye-bye to Austin at the airport as he leaves for basic training

As hard as it is for “the grownups” I know it’s going to be even harder for Bubbles.  She adores Austin and loves spending time with her big bro.  It’s hard to explain to a 4-year-old why it is that we can’t just call him up and have him come over for dinner. Continue reading »

Jun 202014

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I’ve been having fun sharing graduation gift ideas with you here on the blog and over on Pinterest.  Graduation is such an exciting time of year, for both the graduates as well as friends and family.

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When I give gifts, I often like to give themed gifts.  Fortunately, much like the fun gift guides from Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Best Buy has one for graduation, too!  The best part is that there are plenty of gifts under $50 to choose from. Continue reading »