The McCleary Quadruplets

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Yearly Archive: 2012

Dec 31 2012

Getting Ready for Santa

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It is amazing how much the kids have grown up in a year!  Last we many of the things I wanted to do with them on Christmas even were a little harder and we had to do them for the most part.  However this year that was not case!  We had so much fun getting …

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Dec 31 2012

Christmas Cookies (gluten free recipe included)

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This year we made sugar cookies both “regular” and gluten free.  We had lots of fun picking out what cookie cutters to use and getting flour everywhere!  Nana and I made the dough with some help and we rolled it for the kids to cut.

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Dec 30 2012

Our very first Gingerbread house!

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I am proud to say that we actually built a gingerbread house this year!  It was a first for both the kids and myself.  Once I got the structure secure it was a lot of fun.  I was having problems with the sides falling over and such.  It was really driving me crazy!  …

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Dec 30 2012

Eskina Family Christmas Party 2012

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We of course attended this annual function with my mom’s side of the family.  This year was interesting to see how the kids interacted with all the relatives.  This function includes my great aunts and all their families.  So the kids not only saw my mom, Grandma Betty, my aunts and cousins, that they normally …

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Dec 22 2012

Christmas Cards 2012

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As many of you know every year we design our own Christmas cards.  This year was no exception!  Although this year instead of daddy designing it I did it.  I am pretty darn proud of how they turned out!  I was inspired by a few ideas I found on pinterest.  I took what I liked …

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Dec 21 2012

Mommy’s Follow up Appointment

We are glad mommy is home!

I had my follow up appointment last week.  I had a few questions for the doctor because everything happened so fast that I could not remember everything and was still in quite a bit of pain.  I did find out that I had an acute infection as well as gallstones.  My …

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Dec 19 2012

Preschool end of Semester

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So last Friday was the last day of preschool of the semester for the kids. The kids had a blast their first semester of preschool. They got do a lot of crafts, drawings, and made ornaments for the Christmas tree.  We had to use one of Mommy’s Avon boxes to …

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Dec 16 2012

Gluten Free Chex Mix

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As I promised a few months back I would be posting some of my favorite gluten free recipes.  I have found many online and some I have altered from the original recipe to make it gluten free.  It has been fun finding new recipes to try and tasty as well.  It also means I have …

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Dec 16 2012

Applesauce Ornaments

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One of my favorite activities I do at school every year is making applesauce ornaments.  This year I made sure we did it at home as well!  They are really simple to make and smell wonderful!  I made the dough ahead of time…I have learned that it can be pretty messy and so if I …

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Dec 13 2012

Family Christmas Photos 2012

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We got some pretty cute photos this year.  It was the first time we actually tried a studio with the kids.  It went pretty well, better than I thought they would do.  They actually cooperated through the set with the tree, but the outfit change and wait for the pj pictures was a little much …

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