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Free-for-all February

I live in western Washington. The weather is mild throughout the year as each season gradually moves to the next, but we do have seasons. One of my daughters was born in Winter’s January. It snowed the day I took her home from the hospital. My other daughter was born in Spring’s March where we … Continue reading

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“This Too Shall Pass”

While I was growing up, the phrase, “This too shall pass,” was said by our mom so many times, I swore I’d never say it to my children.  And I haven’t. So imagine my surprise when I heard my husband mumble it at me yesterday. Not only at me, but about me. What? How is … Continue reading

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A Cady is a Cady

Last weekend #10 was over with her husband and two of her children. To celebrate the event, #2 dropped by as did my two daughters with their husband and boyfriend. It was a nice, quaint gathering with a noise rating of “dull roar.” After all, there were only three Cadys in the mix. Except, of … Continue reading

10 Cady Family Thanksgiving Traditions
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10 Cady Family Thanksgiving Traditions

Goodbye Halloween. Hello, Thanksgiving! Yes, I know some of you are already breaking out your Christmas trees and listening to Christmas music.  Good for you! Play it extra loud for me, will ya? But I have children, and I’m especially keen on making sure a few of my favorite Cady Family Thanksgiving traditions continue through … Continue reading

Halloween Memories
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Halloween Memories

Tomorrow is Halloween, and the excitement in our home is nearly palpable.  My eight-year-old daughter spent the evening on Pinterest looking at different ways to paint her face to look like Spiderman, and my seven-year-old son keeps asking to wear his Iron Man Costume around the house. We’ve discussed our plans for Halloween night, which … Continue reading