Last year we went apple picking and I pretty much decided it was my favorite thing about fall. (The other favorite thing being collecting colorful leaves to take home, forget about, then carefully dispose of while cursing dried leaf crumbs that don’t make it into the trash.) After researching, scheduling, and driving to the outer reaches of … More ruby frost wins this year.
I wouldn’t say all grown up. I think I have to reserve that for college or a wedding or learning to clean the toilet. But, I did realize Sunday that Mason has passed into a new stage of not-so-childhood: He was actually excited for the new shirts in his Easter basket. And when we asked if he … More half-all grown up
So, the other day I went to the pediatrician’s office to pay a bill. On the way out I ended up in the elevator with a mom and her new baby. Here was my thought process: Oh, that little baby is SO tiny. I remember how my boys used to be tiny like that at … More babies
I always have a hard time figuring out what to get the boys from Santa every year. I want it to be fun and exciting, but then they get so much from grandparents I run out of ideas. I also think it’d be more exciting if Santa would bring them the items they actually ask … More dear santa
…and most of the other foods associated with Thanksgiving. Emily Fact: mashed potatoes with some sort of meat and veggies are one of my most favorite things. My other favorite thing is to be warm. I also like having fun and trying something new. And never saying I can’t do something. So this Thanksgiving I … More i love mashed potatoes.
Mason once told me that he wants to be a police officer when he grows up. He also said that when he is, he won’t give me any tickets. Thanks Officer Rudy, you’re the best. And Milo decided to be a cowboy this year. And this is Milo handing out treats. Actually, he … More tricks and treats