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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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Yesterday I picked up Ellie from the neighbor (who watched her while I went to Will’s conference) and when I picked her up she gave me the 10 second rundown without me even asking “fun. kitty. show. eat-eat. play.”  She learned “funny” right after “fun” and it is my favorite of her words.  It’s so […]

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language explosion

Ellie is a language nut.  Yesterday she busted out “fun” after I picked her up from VillaKids, this morning it was “puddle” and then she just told me to “come sit!”

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Once upon a time there was a handsome prince named Will. He married a beautiful baby sister named Ellie. The end. Will telling Ellie “a bedtime story”

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Ellie is the fairest one of all. Will, to the world.  Overheard by Nic and me while they were playing.

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Uck. Ucky. Ellie, on seeing the snow outside this morning.  It was like the world was covered in some kind of yuck.

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She’s so good. She’s always so good. And when another kid cries she always looks so concerned and comes over to help. She’s the perfect child. One of the girls at VillaKids when I picked up Ellie today.  Oh how Ellie loves her babies—every time we pull into the parking lot she shouts “BABIES!!!  PLAY!!!” […]

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