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    The iPod Cake

    Last Sunday was Taylor and Keaton’s 13th birthday.  According to them, they are now able to watch PG-13 movies, have a Facebook account, stay up later on school nights and hang with the big boy crowd when company is over.  Little do they know it also comes with cleaning more of the house, taking out the trash every Wednesday night, tighter restrictions on girls and phone calls!  I guess that’s the price of growing up.  I can’t wait to see how eager they are when they hear all the new regulations! Anyway, back to the birthday.  Every year I ask each of the kids what kind of cake they’d like to have. …

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    Favorite Neighbor Gifts

    Aside from all the homemade treats and goodies we get from friends in our community, there are always some neighbor gifts that very creative and clever.  Here are a few of our favorites from this holiday season! From left to right, the first one is the “Peace” block (8″ x 8″ glass block).  A little bit of ribbon and some well-placed vinyl stickers…talk about creative! Next is the Snowman mug attached to a bag of mini marshmallows and hot chocolate with a note that reads: “We heard you’ve been naughty, So here is the scoop. All you get for Christmas, Is some snowman POOP!” The 7-up bottle was delivered with a…