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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!

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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tonight a client hurt my feelings, so now I’m considering whether it would be bad parenting to wake up Will so he can love me and I can be the best person in the whole world in his eyes.

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I think the very best part of being a stay at home mom is that Will and Ellie are together all day.  When Ellie goes down for her nap, Will is like a lost puppy, constantly asking when she will wake up.  (And often helping the process along.)  Today I was putting on my makeup […]

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Quiet Book Sew-Along is On!

A couple of people commented that they were up for a Quiet Book Sew Along, so that’s good enough for me–we are on! The plan: complete a Quiet Book (for a Christmas present if you like) before October 1st.  This should allow for a relaxed pace, but still free up all of October for Halloween […]

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on our hike this weekend

Will: When I grow up, can I marry Ellie? Me: IF you still want to marry her when you’re grown up, you can. Will: Yeah. Cause she’s the only girl I like. Me: That’s nice. Will: Yeah. She’s the most beautiful girl I like.

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