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  • I Did It

    This time three years ago, Tim was away for an entire month of training, similar to what he’s doing right now. It was a difficult thirty days for me. The kids were much younger, Jack was eight months old, Sophia was two and a half. It snowed at least twice a week for the entire […]

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  • Live From Iowa!

    Live From Iowa! | WrittenByJennifer

    I’m coming to you live from suburban Des Moines, Iowa! We made it!! The eleven hundred mile drive wasn’t bad at all. Long Island’s final gift to me was absolutely zero traffic on Monday morning when we left. It took me thirty-six minutes to get from the Southern State Parkway to the New Jersey side […]

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  • Ode to Long Island

    Ode to Long Island | WrittenByJennifer

    Tomorrow is the big day! Tomorrow we leave New York for the last time, for a very long time. We begin our trip to Iowa. To say we’re excited is an understatement. We are thrilled to be leaving Long Island behind and most of what comes with it (the traffic, the high cost of living, […]

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  • A No-Good, Horrible, Very Bad Christmas

    No-Good, Horrible, Very Bad Christmas | WrittenByJennifer

    It pains me to write this. I am the queen of Christmas. I love the Christmas season. Like 12:01 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving, tree goes up, lights are lit, Bing Crosby is blasting on my Pandora channel. But this year was the year of the no-good, horrible, very bad Christmas. Probably the worst Christmas […]