Recipe Inspiration: Here’s to fall…

Here’s to fall… That delicious pumpkin bread recipe I promised you… A parent brough me a mini loaf at school and by 3pm it was gone lickety split. I do suggest sticking with the specified loaf pan as I used a larger size and due to the moisture the middle section was hard to cook […]

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Baby Showers Mostly Look the Same…

Baby showers mostly look the same… but aren’t they fun! I can’t tell you how many showers I have attended in the past few years, but I’m getting to be a professional baby registry shopper.   Looking for the safety plugs for outlets at Target? I can direct you to D5 the end cap and […]

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7 random thoughts…

1. the right cup or glass makes all the difference in what you are drinking. 2. orange is a great color. 3. soup… yum…. http://www.dianafrazier.blogspot.com/ – recipe here. 4. girlfriends are important. 5. pat someone on the back today and say, “it’s okay.” it will change your day. 6. if hand sanitizer didn’t smell so […]

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7 random thoughts…

1. dark chocolate is the best. 2. a plug in air freshner can really help! 3. using up your sticker collection from when you were a child is really rewarding. 4. grow in your vegetable garden only things you like to eat, or be willing to try a new recipe. 5. flexibility, authenticity, and transparency […]

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Kids Taking Photos For Kids

We’d like to invite you ALL to the Kids Taking Photos For Kids “Final Hour Auction” on May 13th 2010. Tonie Duchemin, Miss West Sound 2010 is hosting, in conjunction with Christ the King Acadmey. This fundraiser benefits Childrne’s Miracle Network, and all your donations go right toward this great cause. It will take place […]

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Cake's Continued…

Ben has continued with his cake decorating – this time for our Moms! March was Wendy Duchemin’s birthday (Alex’s Mom) and she received a BINGO cake – cause Wendy LOVES BINGO. And then in April Janice Jacobson (Ben’s Mom) got a coffee mug cake to go with her love for a good cup o joe! […]

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WWU Children's Literature Conference

This February Alex attended the WWU Children’s Literature Conference. It was such a treat – it brings her so much inspiration and motivation! http://www.wwuclc.com/ is where you can learn more about this year’s conference and the featured guests – Marla Frazee, Lind Sue Park, John Green, and Gerald McDermott. We are reading “Seesaw Girl” by […]

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The FIRST ever Miss West Sound

Tonie Duchemin, our sister, was crowned the FIRST ever Miss West Sound on February 20th 2010. She will go on to compete at Miss Washington July 9th and 10th at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Renton. Here she is during competition… Friends, family, and past titleholders all turned up for the occasion and to […]

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