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a winter time finish

before there was any talk of epic road trips, i had made plans with derek’s mom to make her a winter quilt after i successfully completed holiday sewing. she ordered a bunch of fabric and found a quilt they both … Continue reading

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christmasses.

every year, we an early christmas at derek’s parent’s house (swedish christmas), where we eat some meatballs and exchange gifts with that side of the fam. then, there’s obviously regular christmas, where we give our kids a crapload of crap. … Continue reading

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thanksgiving weekend festivities. transitioning to christmas.

so. obviously, last thursday was thanksgiving. also known as the arbitrary point in time in which christmas grumps give us christmas lovers the go ahead for our public displays of holiday cheer. (before thanksgiving, all holiday cheer much be in … Continue reading

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autumn in batavia. part 2.

when we returned from “the most sincere pumpkin patch” — we wandered over to the beach, where the lake folk were having a clam bake.  the kiddos played in the sand, while we ate some sea creatures. later, there was … Continue reading

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a fall visit to the homeland. part 1.

i graduated high school in 1994. so, last year, we attempted a 20 year reunion. it fell through. and was rescheduled for this year. a 21st reunion. scheduled for last weekend. so, we loaded up the lid kids and back … Continue reading

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family beach trip 2015. the last day.

the last day.  we started out at the beach. derek took isaac out in the deeper waters for a long time, so i wandered about with the girls.  collecting bits of shells. and writing in the sand. and snapping as … Continue reading

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fam beach trip ’15 (part 3)

hello. and welcome to another installment of the lidbom family beach trip. today, i will be blogging about wednesday and thursday. buckle up. it’s super exciting. (not really.) on wednesday, we did the same thing we did most of the … Continue reading

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family beach trip, 2015 (part 2)

our second day at the beach began slowly.  we worked a little on a puzzle (and hazel worked on wrecking it).  had a lazy breakfast.  and eventually got ready for the beach… at the beach, i made a feeble attempt … Continue reading

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myrtle beach-ish, 2015 (part 1).

last week was our annual family trip to north myrtle beach. we left saturday mid-morning and began the four hour road trip to our salty and sandy destination. while i have been doing a lot of traveling this year, derek … Continue reading

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spontaneous mountain getaway.

so. derek’s parents and sister’s family and sister’s husband’s parents were in the mountains. i was hoping to maybe take the three lid kids up for a day trip, but when we mentioned it, derek’s dad swooped into action and … Continue reading

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