From the monthly archives:

November 2008

A New Thanksgiving Tradition: Turkey Trot

by This is Carrie on November 29, 2008

picture via OC registerOn Thanksgiving Day, my first 10K run turned into my first 10K swim. This is the winner who ran it in 29:22. I was RIGHT behind him, coming in at 1 hour 3 minutes. Not bad.

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Black Friday

by This is Carrie on November 28, 2008

Instead of fighting the holiday crowds today, we will be participating in Make Something Day. And I think we will all breathe easier because of it.

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Missing a NYC Thanksgiving

by This is Carrie on November 27, 2008

One of the things we miss the most about living in NYC is Thanksgiving. We have so many great memories of our seven Turkey Days there. We always began the festivities by heading out early to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Then we always ended the day with good friends and good …

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Cooking Stuff: Apple Crisp

by This is Carrie on November 26, 2008

I’m sure this is totally against Thanksgiving rules, but we are forgoing the pumpkin pie in our house in favor of my tested and true apple crisp topped with vanilla ice cream.picture via flickrAmazing Apple Crisp5 cups peeled and sliced apples (about 5 large apples) – I like to use a couple of different kinds […]

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Making Stuff: Refashioned Sweater Dress

by This is Carrie on November 26, 2008

It’s finally starting to get chilly around here (yes, 65 degrees feels chilly when it’s still been in the high 80′s since summer officially ended) so it was time to start refashioning the old pile of women’s sweaters that have been patiently waiting for their new lease on life. Before picture here.

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Making Stuff: Monogrammed Burp Cloths

by This is Carrie on November 25, 2008

For baby Jude. First you dye it. Then you sew it.

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Anything you can do, I can do better

by This is Carrie on November 24, 2008

For real andtotally awesome.

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I’m A Stage Mom

by This is Carrie on November 24, 2008

But not the annoying kind. More like the kind that stays out of the theater and instead refashions women’s thrifted jumpers into little orphan costumes from the comfort of my home.

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HIlda and Her Fabulous Refashions

by This is Carrie on November 23, 2008

Another great children’s book that promotes the idea of “Reduce, Reuse and Refashion!”

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The Neverending Story

by This is Carrie on November 23, 2008

It’s on sale at Amazon.com for only $4.99. Share it with the next generation. You’ll be glad you did.

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