Author Archives: aliciamariel

About aliciamariel

wife, mama, crafter, traveler. always want to learn more.

I’m pretty sure I’m raising a germaphobe.

One of my favorite things about being a mom is seeing my son develop his personality.  His like and dislikes, his quirks, his sense of humor. It’s so cute. But sometimes something pops up that makes you go ‘uhmm, wait … Continue reading

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That’s What It’s All About

No, I’m not talking about the hokey pokey, although I have the feeling I’ll be doing a lot more of that in the future.  I’m talking about life, family and enjoying them without feeling like pulling my hair out.   I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Charleston, South Carolina

The hubs and I decided to celebrate Independence Day in our own way….by declaring our independence and going away for the weekend.  My parents drove up from Florida to stay with Lil Man, which I am so thankful for that. It … Continue reading

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This is not a milestone I knew about.

My first memory is of me, sitting in my grandpa’s car, crying because I got homesick and insisted on him taking me home when my brother and I were supposed to sleep over at my grandparents’ house.  I remember wearing … Continue reading

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Inspiration Workshop: Handmade

Handmade…to me, the word evokes a sense of warmth, of giving, of love. My first thoughts go to a few of the oodles of blankets we received at our baby shower. That was almost two years ago – yikes! where … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m missing out, but he’s not.

Lately, it seems all different parts of my life are making me feel guilty for being a working mom.  I keep getting comments and questions like:  Why would I hire out my parenting?  How can I stand pawning off my … Continue reading

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Can I be a wedding guest now?

Okay, so I got caught up in the royal wedding.  So sue me. I was just going to watch just to be in the know, and of course to check out the wedding dress.  But then, I saw them.  The … Continue reading

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