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Snow and Sledding

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Ever since I was pregnant with Rowan, Kenny has been talking about taking him sledding in our back yard. He threatened to take him last year, when he was only 5 months old. Of course, I was totally against this idea, and I’m still a litte nervous about Rowan going sledding at 17 months old. But Kenny assures me he and his brothers were already skiing down the sides of mountains at the age of 18 months, so I shouldn’t be too worried about a small hill in our back…read more

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The perfect tree

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Last Saturday was the first snow fall in Pittsburgh. Coincidentally, it was also the day we had picked to go get our Christmas tree. Kenny and I have been together for 4 Christmases. Each Christmas, we find a different Christmas tree lot within a 4 mile radius of the house to find the tree. Each year we pay no less than $60. We thought that was pretty ridiculous, and it seems that we’ve been ripped off each year due to everyone else’s reaction. People can’t believe we shell out that…read more

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Ramona!

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We’re so happy to welcome little Ramona into our family! Andrew and Laura are the proud new parents of Ramona, born Monday, December 6th at 1:36 a.m. We can’t wait to meet you, Ramona! [pic(pics/Family1.jpg)]

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Baptism Celebration

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Sawyer Cole was baptized this morning at our 10:30 service. Sawyer’s godparents, Nikki and Brian, met us at our home for breakfast where we dressed Sawyer in his baptism outfit. Sawyer woke up just in time to get dressed and leave for church. And he pretty much stayed awake for the rest of the day. Can you blame him? Kenny and I told him all day yesterday, “Tomorrow is your baptism day, Sawyer – it’s a big day for you!” He didn’t want to miss a beat. So he only…read more

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