Happy birthday, Dad

Dear Virginia Tech, Today is my dad’s birthday. If you could win out this season it would make his fall of 2011. I know there’s only one regular season game left, but it’s an important one. Sincerely,Amanda WAIT A MINUTE! What’s that? Is this a picture of MYDAD drinking his evening cocktail from a UVA

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Three months

We did it. We survived the fourth trimester. Our baby is three months old. Oh, David, don’t look so surprised. I’ve been waiting for this milestone. Anticipating. Dreaming. Imagining. There’s lots of hype about having a three-month old. First I read my sister’s take on three months. Then I stumbled across rumors on the Internet

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Made with love

Aren’t handmade gifts the best? I’m a knitter, so before David was born I made him a teddy bear. It was one of the only gender-neutral patterns I could find. I also knitted half of this blanket, just up to the initial part. Then after out little David arrived, I knitted the “D” and finished

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A marathon weekend

Tom accomplished a lot this weekend. Marathon: CheckThirtieth birthday: Check And just as a quick side note, I’m SO glad I didn’t run the 8k. Tom’s race started at 8am, so we were up bright and early to cheer him on. Here we are at mile 4 — waiting for the pack. For all the

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Green beans.

Yesterday one of the blogs I follow asked for Halloween photos. This particular blog is HILARIOUS…if you watch the Bachelor and the Bachelorette. In fact, I continue to watch the show only because her updates are so funny and not reading them would mean I’d miss a few belly laughs. (I also continue to watch

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