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Monthly Archive for November, 2015

Happenings

Thanksgiving was very low key.  This year Ava’s love of the outdoors is trumped by her strong dislike of the cold and wearing mittens and hats.  If you bring out her jacket she will cry.  As a result, we stayed inside all day. But by 7pm, Ava was so stir crazy we forced her outside […]

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Ava has opinions.  Not like mild opinions about preferring one thing over another.  More like objections that will break your eardrums if you go against her desires.  Take her socks, for example.  She wore the same mismatched socks for three days because she would lose her mind if you tried to take them off.  I […]

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Sour Cream

I forgot to mention this in Ava’s 18 month post, but Ava is obsessed with sour cream.  It’s such an intense obsession that we cannot have a container of sour cream on the table during dinner if we want Ava to eat anything except sour cream.   There are some advantages to Ava’s love of […]

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Pea and Potato Curry Galette

I am a chef!  I couple of weeks ago Jon asked for a pea and potato curry galette.  Since I couldn’t find a recipe, I made my own.  It looks pretty good!  The dough recipe is from Smitten Kitchen but the filling is all mine.   For the dough:1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon table salt8 tablespoons […]

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Ava is 18 Months Old

My baby is a year and a half old!  She’s no longer a little blob.  She has opinions, we interact, she acts out scenes with her toy animals.  I had no idea that a 1.5 year old could do all these things. Independence/Motor Skills Ava likes to run everywhere.  She wobbles a little as she’s […]

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Language

Ava is understanding a lot of words these days. On Saturday I told her that we were going to go to the grocery store and she shook her head vigorously.  I suggested we play outside for a little while.  She played and then she walked to my car because she was ready to go to […]

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Halloween

Halloween was fun this year.  We went to a party in the neighborhood and I loved it because this year I knew 50% of the guests.  We went with the family theme of Star Wars.  Jon was a Jedi. I went as Princess Leia, but there wasn’t a good opportunity to get a picture of […]

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