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Welcome to Mouse in My Pocket! I'm Andrea, a web developer living in rural America with her husband and daughter. I'm excited to share my life with you as I explore some of the great things about living in the middle of nowhere. Be sure to check out the blog below to see a few of the things that are speaking to me right now.
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We’re getting closer and closer to 2 years every day, and Milli is starting to show it, even if she isn’t getting much bigger. I weighed her last night as we’re still not quite 22lbs. There is seriously a 6-month-old baby at the sitter who is as big as her. But that’s OK. Mil packs…Read More
Our home was very busy this holiday season with several Christmas events to attend and lots of new things to do. We managed to make it to 4 different family Christmas parties, our friend Dave’s Crazy Christmas Show on the radio, and Christmas Eve Mass this year, which I think is pretty impressive with a…Read More
My husband and I aren’t exchanging Christmas Gifts this year, and today is our anniversary (Happy 9 years!), so this list is a little late him to use, but I have a few things I love that I wanted to share with you. My Wish List Pearls I don’t wear a lot of jewelry. Generally…Read More
Milli is 21 months old today. That’s 1 and 3/4 of a year! Milli’s went on 2 big trips in the last month, going on a trip all the way to Shepardsville, KY and back for Thanksgiving, and to Bardstown, KY and back for her great-grandmother’s 90th birthday. Mil has also been a big helper…Read More
It’s December, so it’s time to talk about all the things on your Christmas wish list. (Note that I totally stole this idea from Persimmon Dreams Facebook live chat this morning.) And today, I want to talk about a few of the things that’s are on my wish list for Milli this year. A Kids…Read More
It’s time I get back to the blog a bit more, and this month’s TBB Asks seems like the perfect way. Yea for special holiday editions! The Questions My Answers Candy Canes?I like candy canes, they are beautiful as decorations, but I’m rather particular about the ones I eat, as I’m not big on super…Read More
Holiday baking is a big deal in my family. Each year my sisters and I get together at my mom’s house and spend a day baking cookies and other treats to share for the holiday season. Last year we even made ornaments for Milli’s 1st Christmas. This year, I want to share a little of…Read More
Mildred is growing up, a little at a time. In the last month, she’s done a lot better communicating what she wants with words instead of just crying until I figure out what she wants. I think Milli might be going thru a growth spurt, because she’s been wanting to eat constantly for the last…Read More
A while back, I wrote an update on Mildred for her 18-month birthday. In that update, I mentioned that Milli had her 1st visit to Cracker Barrel and how much she liked it. One of Cracker Barrel’s toy buyers came across the post, and sent a lovely email to me and an offer to send…Read More