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  • The Elves

    The elves will say goodbye soon. This year I WILL miss them. The kids were able to sleep in a little before finding the elves. They added cheer, happiness, optimism and that Christmas feeling that is so special to our kids. Never once did our elves have to may a trick on our kids- and […]

  • Tea Party

    It recently occurred to me that we have never had a tea party. With the exception of Mother’s Day events, tea parties have been nearly absent from our lives! Shocking, considering who our daughter is. So a few days ago we righted that wrong and got all dolled up in our finest, dug out Grandma […]

  • Staying Connected

    It is no secret that our boy is a silly little jokester. That making anyone laugh is top priority to him. It’s also no secret that I miss my family terribly every day while they are out living normal life – shopping, cleaning, playing, cooking… Bradley does a really good job of sending lots of […]

  • Phone Files

    Veteran’s Day Presentation- I called him my Charlie Brown veteran. Jude pumping gas like a boss. Our favorite Christmas package- my grandpa sends yummy grapefruit and oranges to eat all season! They are the best!!! She wasn’t grumpy here- just tired and ridiculously beautiful. Jude wraps like a boss too. Gigi made fudge for the […]


This is the archive for December, 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…