Category Archives: Family

That Time We Accidentally Got a New Pet

Meet Taylor Rudy the Turtle. We think they’re a box turtle. Taylor Rudy the Turtle will be living with us for the next 6-months or so until they’re big enough to survive on their own outside. We were headed out … Continue reading

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38 and 4!

Another birthday week in Casa de Glatfelter is in the books. My birthday on Tuesday was lowkey but great. Jay, Zach, and Alex let me sleep “in” until 7:45 a.m. while they decorated and made cards. I have to brag … Continue reading

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Omicron Got (Some of) Us

A little over a month ago, I was feeling anxious and wrote about how it felt like the walls were closing in on our household. Last week, Covid-19 finally, officially, reached Casa de Glatfelter. [I say officially because we are … Continue reading

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GlatSquared Does Angus Barn

Every year for the past few years, Jay and I have started a tradition of going to The Angus Barn for a Christmas dinner. The Angus Barn is our local “fancy” steakhouse. They go ALL OUT for Christmas. I’m talking … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles!

We’ve started a new tradition on Sunday mornings of making waffles out of Pilsbury Cinnamon Rolls. They’re easy to make and the kids think it’s this great treat. Shoutout to my MIL and SIL for introducing me to this recipe. … Continue reading

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I Love Halloween, part 2021

Greetings from Minecraft Steve, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Roy Kent, and Keely Jones! Halloween 2021 is in the books, and we had a blast. This year was the first time since 2014 that we didn’t do a family-themed costume. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Caring in the 919: 2021 Edition

It’s time for one of my favorite Halloween traditions: pumpkin carving! Last night, we carved our pumpkin. I’m always in awe of friends who do creative carvings, but I love our traditional jack o’lantern. It was weird not having Zoe … Continue reading

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Christie Runs a Marathon

My little sister Christie ran in the NYC Marathon last Sunday! I flew up solo for a quick weekend trip to cheer her on and I had a BLAST doing so. Seriously. It was so much fun. About a week … Continue reading

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Obligatory 8-1-8-1-8 Post

Well, take three. I started this post on 8/1, then went back to it to post on 8/11, and now it’s 8/18. Oops. I’m the worst. Still works, though! I love the fun numbers days. I love when the dates … Continue reading

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From Z to A

On Sunday, February 11, we were discharged from the hospital, after a slight hold-up due to a quick visit to the NICU. Alex’s breathing was funky sounding, particularly when he cried. The pediatrician and nurses evaluated him and noticed his … Continue reading

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