Nicole Hughes's Blog – May 2012 Archive (11)

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures

There he is, my little graduate!  The kids all sang songs and Matt, of course, only participated in about half of it.  He told me he was tired of them…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 31, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

A Graduation Gift: $5 Amazon GC Giveaway (my very first giveaway!)

A Graduation Gift: $5 Amazon GC Giveaway

Summer summer summertime! (summertime) Time to kick back and rewind...

Today Matthew is having his "Moving Up" ceremony (from kindergarten), so to celebrate I'm giving one of YOU a $5 Amazon gift card!

First, let me tell you how I'm able to do this. This isn't a sponsored giveaway. A while ago I signed up for…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 31, 2012 at 9:21am — No Comments

Guest Post: Tips for Transitioning into Motherhood

Guest Post: Tips for Transitioning into Motherhood

Hi everyone!  Memorial Day weekend is upon us and we have lots of fun planned for the extended weekend, and I'm sure you do, too.  Now, for many of us, Memorial Day is the kick-off to summer, and we're all looking forward to…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 27, 2012 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Someone Get This Woman a New Camera!

Someone Get This Woman a New Camera!

Waaaaay back in the day when I was pregnant with Matt, my sister in law, Nicole (I know, weird, right?) gifted me with a Polaroid digital camera at my baby shower (a500 if you're technical and that means anything to you).  I thought it was the coolest freakin' thing in the world!  I'd never had a digital camera before.  Yes, in 2006 I was still going to get film developed and praying…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 24, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments

A Slice of Summer

A Slice of Summer

Once again, it's raining on Monday morning, but I don't even care because we had such a great weekend!    Just a warning to you, my friendly reader, this is a long post!  I'll try to break it up with lots of pictures though.



Matt had a field trip on Friday to a local nursery, and then…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 21, 2012 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Opening Day of Fun Season

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Yesterday was gorgeous!  Finally I had a day at home with perfect weather.  I decided that as soon as Matt came home from school I would take them both to the playground.  There are several playgrounds within walking distance of our apartment and the closest one got new equipment that I hadn't seen yet.  Eric had taken them on one of those freakishly nice…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 17, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Portrait of the Queen Mother

This is my very first wordless wednesday, so please
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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 16, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

The Wow Factor- A Mothers' Day post

Mothers' Day is not about jewelry.  It's not about a day at the spa.  It's not about lunch at a fancy restaurant or even breakfast in bed.



I'm embarrassed when I see moms complaining about a lack of "wow" on Mothers' Day.  Usually they have small children, so what they're really complaining about are their husbands.  What do you mean you didn't get anything.  Look at your children!  How many quiet hours have you spent blissfully rocking your newborns?  How many raspberries have…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 14, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

What Are Your Kids' Favorite Toys?

These are Luke's recent favorite.  He plays with these things every single day!  We have four and a bunch of accessories.  We had been keeping one up on the top shelf of their closet, just because three seemed to be more than enough…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on May 10, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

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