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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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june 2007 (old blog entries)

three years I wrote this Tuesday but it didn’t get posted. Three years ago yesterday, Nic and I were married on a beautiful St Lucian beach.  We swore we’d remember that happy day forever. Forever was just slightly shorter than we expected.  Forever was two years.  Yesterday began as any Monday.  Will woke up, he […]

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may 2007 (old blog entries)

stress eating I gained 5 lbs last month.  No one said starting a business would be easy, but they didn’t say I’d have trouble fitting into my favorite pants!  Looks like Will and I will be headed to the gym this month…Heather fires any bridesmaids that turn into fatties, right?  It’s a good thing my […]

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april 2007 (old blog entries)

month 15, in which william discovers the naughty corner We have instituted time outs with William.  I am a student of the John Rosemond book of toddler-training, and he says that the “twos” often start at 18 months…but William is advanced.  If he can figure out how to work the lever on the dishwasher, he […]

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march 2007 (old blog entries)

<!– –> burp. I’ve written about Will’s love of farts and burps before.  He thinks they’re so funny. Last week, though, he took it to a whole new level. Nic burped, and Will laughed. And then he opened his mouth wide and tried to force himself to burp. I thought he was going to make […]

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Old Blog Posts: February 2007

so it turns out That a baby’s stomach is the exact size of a chocolate chip cookie. I learned last night why mothers have said “you can’t have a cookie–it will spoil your dinner” for centuries. I have never believed that saying. I come from a philosophy that believes that cookies take up zero room […]

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