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Lulu Blue is 17

Lulu Blue is 17, and I feel like it’s all going by too quickly. I just want to pause everything for a minute. I am lucky to have her. She is kind, which I think is one of the most important traits in a person. All the other stuff, the get-by-in-the-real-world stuff is learned as we face successes and challenges, but kindness, you either have it or you don’t, and she has it. That makes me proud.

Dream Home

Lulu Blue and I have been talking for a long time about buying a place of our own. This was something I have always wanted to do, but at the same time, the idea of living in one place for the rest of my life is kind of a terrifying one. On top of that, we happen to live in one of the most expensive places in the country, and being a single income family, buying a home of our own has always seemed pretty much impossible. But more recently, I have started to think about this more seriously, and to start taking steps towards making this dream a reality. This means that we have […]

Birthday Cake

It’s my niece’s birthday, and she asked me to make her favorite cake, so of course I said yes. I couldn’t just make a boring old cake, though. I wanted to make it more fun. She is not a little kid, but I feel like with everything going on in the world right now, we could all use a little cheering up. Since blowing out candles is pretty much off the table right now, I though this might be a nice substitute. I didn’t leave much room for the usual “Happy Birthday” script, but I think it’s pretty cute anyway. I’ll let you know how it went! Love, Maca