In total, I think we hosted 16 people, other than our family, for the Christmas holidays. That’s a whole lotta crazy fun right there. Let’s start with the Nutcracker. For the fourth year, my mom took the girls and I to Ballet Austin’s Nutcracker. As usual, it was fabulous. We’ve managed to time it so…

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I knew I was going to cry, but Y’ALL. The day was full of so much joy. So much. And because I’m chatty and like to take pictures you get to hear and see the whole thing. Grab that cup ‘o Joe and pull up a chair. I’ll chat about the events leading up to…

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There were so many joy-filled moments during the holidays. There were also sibling fights, Wii privileges revoked, date nights, funny stories and lots of good memories. No Christmas is perfect, even if my Canon 40D says otherwise. I think when we look back on life, we’ll want to remember the good stuff, not the petty…

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This past weekend was full of some housework, some yardwork, some family time and a whole lotta happy.  Rather than gush on and on about the fun we had, I’ll just show ya. Making Resurrection Cookies Easter Brunch.  Those were some mean migas.  The mimosas weren’t bad either, just ask Clare.  Cousin Mickey got the…

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Our morning didn’t begin quite as early as I thought it might.  We heard some “whispers” around 6:45am from the girls.  They had discovered their Santa stash.  The boys arrived shortly after, around 7am.  There was lots of excitement, lots of smiles and lots of happy Whitaker children.  My parents, brother, sister-in-law and niece came…

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