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  • Spring Garden

    We spent Saturday morning in the vegetable garden planting peas, beans, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes and basil.  I had the two best little helpers a mama could ask for as both of the babies hunkered down next to me and one another silently pushing the seeds into the ground with their gloved thumbs.  The seeds got […]

  • Half Birthday

    Today marks Gigi’s 8.5 birthday!  Congratulations, my darling eight and a half year old!

  • Adventure Is Out THERE!

      Jude all ready to explore the great outdoors in all of his outdoor explorer regalia!  Adventure is out there!!

  • Swing Slide Play

    Last year we bought that play structure for our kids at Costco.  You know the one, with the twirly slide, a club house, picnic table AND swings?   Yeah, that one.  Sadly, we needed to finish the fence before we finished building it and it just didn’t seem to happen  No one’s fault, of course, but […]

  • Black Crows on Easter Morning

      Last night the Easter bunny checked Kenmore’s weather before heading over and hiding our eggs in the backyard outside. EB has never hid the eggs outside in my lifetime, but Bradley’s Easter bunny did and he talks about it like it was magical and special, so we branched out and gave the go-ahead and […]


This is the archive for April, 2012.


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…