A few weeks ago we had Will’s VERY belated birthday party. His birthday is always the first week of school, meaning there’s really not enough time to invite any of his classmates besides the ones we already had addresses or parents’ phone numbers. As we got closer and closer to Halloween, we all settled onContinue reading “Photo Friday: Will’s Spooktacular Costume Birthday Party”
Halloween is a big holiday in our household- it’s Clara and Kate’s birthday. Today they turn two. I sound like a broken record every single birthday for the kids but, man, how time flies! It seems like just yesterday that this was happening! Or this: And now, here we are: Two Two-Year-Olds. Double, Double Trouble.Continue reading “Happy (Second) Birthday/Halloween!!!”
Today’s prompt for (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday is: Write about the woman who has had the greatest impact on your life. This didn’t take more than a few seconds for me to know exactly who I’d write about- my Mom. We’d both freely admit that we don’t always agree about everything- far from it.Continue reading “(Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: What Makes a Great Mom”
We love Halloween in our family….and not just because Clara and Kate’s birthday is on October 31st. Although it does make for an easy party theme. We like to decorate the house with lots of spooky stuff. We didn’t go all out this year because we’ve been so busy lately but here’s a few highlightsContinue reading “Spooky Saturday”
Photos from Garen over the 4th of July swimming at my parents’ house. Good times with my little fish!!!
As I started to write this in preparation for posting on Father’s Day, I saw this…. Looking at this screenshot, you might not even know what struck me as important. Share your story here… As I sat for a minute, pondering, I wondered how I’d never looked at that phraseContinue reading “Celebrating Dad”
Swinging is fun at Mammy and Yaya’s. Check out the awesome swing the big kids have. Does it make me a nerd that I even like swinging on it?!?
Anna asked for an ice cream maker for Christmas. She saw one in the toy section at Target one day but I knew my patience would not allow for us to make ice cream “Easy Bake” style (although she did get an Easy Bake oven for Christmas). So, I decided to go with a “real”Continue reading “Mommy Review Monday: CuisinartICE-30R Pure Indulgence Frozen Yogurt Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker”
It actually snowed here in Texas yesterday. The kids were super excited about it. Unfortunately, it wasn’t even enough to make snowballs or snow angels. I guess we’ll take what we can get though. It’s been unseasonably warm this winter and I’ve waiting for a good cold spell like this. I’ve got homemade chicken noodleContinue reading “Let it Snow”