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Ellis Benjamin Kelly

Today Ellis is two and a half weeks old. My water broke at 7:30 pm on March 19th and I was in active labour by 9:00 pm. We made it to the hospital quickly and Ellis was born at 2:59 am on March 20th (the first day of Spring) after only 20 minutes of pushing. […]

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Desert Maternity Photographs

While in Arizona this past Christmas David and I had maternity photographs done by Brittany Mahood. It was a truly beautiful day and I am super happy with how the pictures turned out. It will be nice to have them to look back at in years to come. As many of you know my father […]

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Classic Apple Crisp

Classic Apple Crisp  Recipe from The Barefoot Contessa  Makes enough for 10 servings Ingredients 5 pounds McIntosh apples Grated zest of 1 orange Grated zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon For the Topping 1 1/2 cups flour […]

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It’s a…

Boy!!! David is over the moon with excitement. He would have been happy with a boy or girl, but he was really hoping we were having a little guy. The baby is perfectly healthy, which was a big relief to me since I didn’t take folic acid or prenatal vitamins prior to getting pregnant (we […]

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Nursery Ideas

Whimsical Woodland 1. Young America 2. Kari Herer 3. Sunday in Color 4. unknown 5. Darling Clementine 6. Rifle Paper Co. 7. Dwell Studio 8. Restoration Hardware Baby and Child Urban NYC Inspired 1. Young America 2. Oeuf NYC 3. All Modern 4. Crosley Radio 5. Young America 6. Unknown 7. Darling Clementine 8. Restoration […]

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