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Generations of Family

Generations of Family

A few weeks back we took a quick weekend trip to Daddy D’s hometown, Fall River, Massachusetts. We went to attend the surprise birthday dinner for Daddy D’s mother who turned sixty this week. After our celebratory dinner we all went back to Daddy D’s grandmother’s house. I was snapping […]

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10 commentsSeptember 23, 2009 at 5:29 amEli Friends and Family John

Getting To Be Godmother

Getting To Be Godmother

Today I became a Godmother. For the first time. I am Auntie to many. But never before have I been a Godmother. I am honored and touched. And even further blessed that my Goddaughter is my beloved niece. We had a wonderful celebration. We went to my sister’s church, and […]

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0 commentsSeptember 21, 2009 at 4:33 amFriends and Family jennifer John Mocha Cub

A Thousand Word Thursday

A Thousand Word Thursday

When I was a small child my father was the pastor of a small country church. The congregation wasn’t the largest, but even in my memories of the place, it was vibrant. I remember the youth group variety shows, pot luck suppers in the basement of the parsonage, and great […]

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3 commentsAugust 20, 2009 at 3:37 amFriends and Family jennifer

The First Camping Trip

The First Camping Trip

Two years ago we were asked what our Christmas lists were for our family. We are incredibly blessed in many, many ways. Our family is well loved and cared for by so many friends and family. Our children want for very little. We have a fully stocked playroom with buckets […]

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2 commentsAugust 18, 2009 at 4:10 pmFriends and Family

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The good I guess would be that the rain has stopped, for now. In the interest of making the blog about my actual life, and not just the fluffy happy funny stuff, last night was rugged. I have had a couple of cat naps this morning, but all in all […]

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4 commentsAugust 10, 2009 at 6:05 pmFriends and Family jennifer John

White Men Can’t Dance, and Other Things I Learned at DMB

White Men Can’t Dance, and Other Things I Learned at DMB

On Wednesday Daddy D and I had a date night years in the making. We went to see the Dave Matthews Band play at a venue near our house. What many of you in the blogosphere may not realize is that I live in upstate New York. About 100 miles […]

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7 commentsAugust 7, 2009 at 3:11 amFriends and Family jennifer John

Wordless Wordful Wednesday

Wordless Wordful Wednesday

This is my new little niece the day she came home from the hospital. I think she truly looks like a little doll! I am one very happy Auntie! Check out more Wordful Wednesday’s at 7 clown circus…Check out more Wordless Wednesday’s at 5 minutes for mom…

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15 commentsJuly 15, 2009 at 2:21 pmFriends and Family Mocha Cub

A Thousand Word Thursday

A Thousand Word Thursday

Today’s A Thousand Word Thursday are the first pictures of each of the members of the Desrochers family with the newest love of our life. Yesterday my sister had her first baby, a darling baby girl that in the blog world will be known as our Mocha Cub. We are […]

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Mocha Cub Is Making Her Debut!

Mocha Cub Is Making Her Debut!

Today is a BIG DAY! Early this morning my phone rang and it was my brother-in-law. My sister was in labor. Her contractions were five minutes apart and they were headed to the local hospital. Ever since I have had a ton of nervous energy. I’ve spent the morning answering […]

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2 commentsJuly 8, 2009 at 3:52 pmFriends and Family Mocha Cub

Little Big & Big Little Sisters

Little Big & Big Little Sisters

My sister is having a baby. Any day now in fact. She is due on Thursday and we are patiently awaiting the arrival. But since this is the first time my sister is getting a blog post, we must digress. My sister is my little sister. I am four years […]

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3 commentsJuly 6, 2009 at 3:17 amFriends and Family Mocha Cub