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  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

    I've created a map that shows links to our camping/hiking/general family fun review posts that you can find here. It's pretty much the coolest thing on this site. Thanks, Google!

    I great big puffy heart *love* comments, so please let me know you visited! I try to always reply!

Monthly Archives: November 2009

Old Blog Posts: November 2009

sometimes he freaks me out a little The other night Heather and I were going over cookbooks, making our plan for Thanksgiving dinner and all the other goodies we are baking/cooking up this week.  Nic was doing his best to feign interest when we mentioned our fruitcake plans.  (We decided we wanted to try one.  […]

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television detox

About once a year I put Will through a week-long television detox program.  Cold turkey.  No tv.  One week. The first day is hell.  Constant “can I watch a show?  please mommy, PLEASE?!” followed by tears.  But that just strengthens my resolve.  Clearly detox is needed. Day two is better.  Yesterday he didn’t cry about […]

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preschool days

The thing I like most about preschool days is that I get a ton of work done. The thing I like least is that if I go to the bathroom and suddenly discover there’s no toilet paper, there’s no three year old to come running to my rescue.

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