Dive into the archives.

  • New Year’s Eve

    Cold and brisk, New Year’s Eve arrived along with our Bellingham loves, the Jacobs. Sage, Luna, Jeff and Michelle gifted us with a night of laughs and a chilly walk at the beach. The kids stayed up until midnight, the grownups until 3:00 am swapping stories and laughing heartily. It was a much needed moment […]

  • Festive (and Easy) Cookies

    I have to admit that I got this idea from Gigi’s former kindergarten teacher’s blog. What was great about them? The kids could make them all by themselves! A wonderful treat, and a fun craft all in one!


This is the archive for January, 2011.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…