fredericksburg, va | web developer. mac addict. mama to angel Wesley #FuckSIDS, rainbow Sadie Grace, a chihuahua (RIP) & an american bulldog. liberal all day! lefty gemini. double ones!
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Mean Green “Monster Muffins”

If you’re like me, you’ve encountered many toddlers who are picky about what they like to eat. This is totally normal and not uncommon at all. Trying to cram nutritious, high quality food into your toddler’s diet can be a huge battle. This task can be made a little easier if you get creative. Toddlers, though out of the rapidly growing baby stage, are still growing and developing at an...

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YouTube Is Launching A Kid-Friendly Video App  |  TechCrunch

 #youtube Is Launching A Kid-Friendly Video AppYouTube will launch a new, child-friendly version of its service for mobile phones on Monday. The kids app will surface content suitable for youngsters, as you’d expect, and TechCrunch understands that it will include a number of parental control features, such as a limiter that restricts the time of each session, and a sound toggle for muting and unmuting #videos. The app will ship with content from...

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Angelversaries are no fun

PHOTO: Tree farm beside Azen Cemetery, Damascus,VA - where our son is buried. Copyright 2008 Sam Edwards (cousin extraordinaire) Angelversaries are no fun. You know you'll have one every year for the rest of forever. They say it gets easier and I suppose it kinda does but it's different. I lost a child at 26 days of age. His developmental milestones were never achieved. All we have is a fantasy life to...

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Snow day!

Got about 8” of snow between yesterday afternoon and this morning! Sadie was obsessed with watching the snow fall yesterday. She didn’t quite understand that we needed more then a dusting before we could sled or build a snowman. Luckily last night Jeff was motivated to shovel, so Sadie joined him. That girl is a mule! Hauling snow around like it was nothing. It was like Christmas morning for her,...

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Going gray…intentionally

I just spent 4hrs with Teddi Walker, stylist/owner of BobbyPins & Blush in Fredericksburg, VA. We are working on achieving a slate gray color. Had to strip my color, apply the gray, and then apply a glaze to give some sheen. The end product was a silvery gray. Really subtle but gorgeous! We'll work on a richer gray in 4 weeks or sooner, if she gets an opening. So excited! I've...

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Happy Mother’s Day to those who love and have lost!

Sadie Grace 8/14/12 Enjoying every second with you! Wesley Graham 1/23/08 - 2/18/08 Happy to have known you, even if for a short while.

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You have no power over me… nine days coffee free!

Wow where to begin? How about my accomplishment - nine days without a drop of coffee. No desire. No craving. No headaches. And the most amazing of all - I'm alive, awake, and fully functional! I'll take it a step further, I haven't been this awake and functioning in... 10 years! Some background on my coffee addiction. I'm a night owl I'm a web developer / graphic designer I'm a...

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Long and cold winter had me going crazy just waiting for spring's arrival. Here's some photos of last year's early gardening efforts and some newly planted gems I got last weekend. [gallery type="rectangular" link="none" ids="497,500,498,501,499,504,503,502,505,506"] I got my love of gardening from my mom. I remember as a child, my mom received mail order gardening cards - imagine a box of full-color index cards with info about plants, flowers, trees...

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