Category Archives: Family

I want the sweet life.

Sometimes I regret my blog name. Actually, just the address. “I want the sweet life” aptly describes what I’m going for here, but “maggiewants” sounds a little greedy or something. Anyways, what’s done is done. But back to the sweet … Continue reading

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and then there were four

I wish we had a laptop. Blogging in bed would be so much easier. But since I’m typing this on my phone, it might not be as lengthy or detailed as it could/should be. So baby Clare is here. She’s … Continue reading

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Takeout Tuesday

I’ve long thought about having a regular date night with my husband, and tonight we finally started a great tradition: we’ll have a weekly date night at home! This was inspired by The Frugal Girl. We picked Tuesdays because one … Continue reading

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stomach bug :(

We’re visiting both sets of parents this weekend (when we visit one, we visit the other, since they handily live only about 20 minutes apart). After dinner with my folks and one sister’s family, we drove back to town to … Continue reading

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shhhhhh….

So, I’m not sure who really reads this. So, here’s the deal. I tell you a secret, and you promise to comment, okay? You can just comment with “comment” if you want. Deal? Deal.   I’m pregnant. 🙂 We are … Continue reading

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babysitting

Tomorrow I’m baby-sitting my three-year-old twin niece and nephew. Mary will be with me, too, of course. I’m a little scared I’ll be exhausted! 🙂 I’m supposed to be at my sister’s at 7 (aka a lot earlier than we … Continue reading

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almost a toddler?!

Who knew I’d be a sappy mom? Tonight at dinner, Mary ate like a champ. Chips and guacamole, string cheese, blueberries, black beans, rice, and 2 ounces of milk from a sippy! And earlier today, she took a step and … Continue reading

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