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My first anniversary

Joseph and I got married December 17, 2007; that means we recently celebrated our first anniversary! We were married while he was in the midst of a deployment in Iraq, so he wasn’t present at the ceremony. I was excited we were getting married but at the same time a bit sad that he could be with me for another few months, so I tried to find a dress with similarities to a classic wedding dress that could still function as a normal dress. A friend pointed me in the direct of a dress Anthropologie was selling and it was perfect! Joseph’s father and step-mother, me, my father, mother, and sister on my wedding day For our first anniversary I decided wearing the dress again would be perfect. I will never not think of it as my “wedding dress,” but I’d love an opportunity to wear it again. This was…

Inspired by this post at the LiveJournal community “picturing_food”, I made a peppermint bark with both white and dark chocolate! I altered her recipe slightly and they were really very delicious! I used Lind 70% cocoa bars and Nestle Tollhouse white chocolate chips for the dark and white chocolates. Using…

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We just got back from our trip to Germany last night. We had a great time–it was a nice vacation and everything was so beautiful covered in snow! Our itinerary: Sunday, Dec 7 – Dachau Concentration Camp Monday, Dec 8 – Neuschwanstein Castle Tuesday, Dec 9 – Munich Wednesday, Dec…

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Thanksgiving took all my cooking desires away, so I have no recipes to update with! It did however leave me full of Christmas spirit–my favorite time of year! We decorated our Christmas tree, but it’s not quite finished yet. We are still searching for more ornaments and white or silver…

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Follow my blog with bloglovin´ I hope all the Americans out there had/are having a great Thanksgiving! Does your family eat the big meal for lunch or in the evening? My family always ate around 2PM–when I told my husband that he thought I was crazy and demanded we eat…

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