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  • February 18, 2008

    I’m an aunt!

    On Thursday afternoon at 4:56pm, my sister gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. Mother and baby are doing very well. My parents are floating on cloud 9 — after three daughters and two granddaughters, they’re thrilled to finally have...

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  • Yo Gabba Gabba
    February 5, 2008

    Yo Gabba Gabba

    Last week, the Boston Globe ran an article about the cross-generational appeal of a new show on Nick Jr. called Yo Gabba Gabba. I like to think I’m on the cutting edge of things like this, so I was surprised...

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  • January 1, 2008

    Happy New Year!

    I watched Back to the Future last night for the first time in at least a couple of decades, and at the end, when Doc Brown travels 30 years into the future, it was jarring to realize that he was...

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  • December 23, 2007

    Do you miss me?

    I miss you all, too.  But don’t worry, the holidays are almost over, and I’ll be able to resume my normal writing schedule. Just bear with me a few more days… And happy holidays! The post Do you miss me?...

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  • November 26, 2007

    Do you recall?

    I was in Borders today with my kids and there were signs all over the store that said “Books are safe gifts for kids.” Meanwhile, in the children’s section, they had an array of toys for sale, many of which...

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  • November 26, 2007

    A matter of opinion

    The past few weeks have been somewhat chaotic. Late nights, early mornings, lots of take-out and constant babysitting were all necessary to give us the time we needed to get everything done. Accordingly, we haven’t seen too much of our...

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  • November 8, 2007

    Gotten well

    I’ve always considered myself lucky to live so close to Children’s Hospital of Boston. It’s a world-renowned facility and it’s practically walking distance from my house. Until this past summer, I’d never needed to take advantage of our proximity, but...

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  • Magic Beans Hingham is Open
    November 7, 2007

    Magic Beans Hingham is Open

    This morning, we opened the doors to our new store in Hingham. It was pouring rain, but nothing could possibly dampen the excitement around here. The process of designing and building a new store has been in the works for...

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  • October 23, 2007

    Blogerific Birthday #2

    Man, time flies when you’re having fun. Today marks two years since my very first post on Spillingthebeans. What started as a small side project has become a big part of my life, and something tells me we’re still just...

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