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About alexmmr

I'm a mom of twin girls in the Pacific Northwest. I run a small pottery studio out of my backyard which makes me the Mug Making Mama!

Hello 2016!!

There’s a lot going on in our household so I haven’t been writing.  I want to share, but even just going over the last week will turn into a novel so that’s all I’m going to recap. The big change … Continue reading

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Too busy to write!

I write to get swirling thoughts out of my head.  Be it a to do list, a grocery list, a blog post, if I get it typed out, it’s not taking up head space anymore.  But I’ve had so much … Continue reading

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They finally get it

It’s so weird that even at three years old, I can see still development leaps in my kids.  A few days of crankiness, sometimes not sleeping really well, and then you see another light bulb turn on and all of … Continue reading

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The house has landed!

I repeat, the house has landed!  It is sitting on the property and people are doing more and more final touches every day! They let me sneak in and do a quick walk around.  Most of the rooms don’t photograph … Continue reading

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Famous Nerds

Once again, that video of the 2 Cellos performing for an 18th century audience showed up in my feed today.  I love that video.  It got me to thinking, how many people have become famous, have had wild success, excelling … Continue reading

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One of those moments and other news

Ya ever have one of those moments where nothing specific is happening but you get that wave of “THIS is why I did this”? Just had one of those moments.  Nothing special is going on, we’re just getting through the … Continue reading

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Getting out of the way

I’ve recently become very frustrated with my toddlers destroying things.  I will get them something that I think they’ll enjoy, like a coloring book, or a puzzle, and they have destroyed it within minutes of receiving it.  It seems like … Continue reading

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