Halloween’s Past

The Princess is now 10.5 We have dressed her up for 11 Halloweens. I’m missing pictures from two of those years.  They exist. Just not on this laptop. It’s hard to believe that our Princess (who is nearly my height) fit into the costume that is one year too small for Littlebit and two years…

What Happens during naptime..

..gets shared on the Internet. Last week, I had a friend mention to me that instead of watching crappy t.v.  I could be doing something productive.  I laughed it off.  I LOVE t.v. (I do.  I really do), but I thought about what he had said and he was right.   I get, at most, two…

Magic in the Kitchen

Yesterday, it was stormy and dreary.  It was windy and blustery and even though it was 70 degrees (and nearly November!) it felt like winter was setting in, despite the temperature.  I had plans to make a chicken pot pie and even though such warm weather would indicate different dinner plans, I went ahead and…

Routines

A few weeks ago, I wrote about perfectionism.  I wrote about how it gets me down.  How it can make it hard to function.  I think that was a sentiment that  lot of people could understand.  The question would remain, though, how DO you deal with your house if you don’t let perfectionism take over….

Pumpkin Cupcakes FTW!

I love baking with pumpkin.  I love pumpkin bread.  They sell these delicious little pumpkin sandwich cookies at the grocery that I buy sparingly but also love.  I’ve been looking for some more pumpkin awesomeness.  I looked at chocolate chip pumpkin bread and pumpkin muffins and pumpkin cookies but the other day this recipe from…

67 Days Until Christmas!

Let’s talk about the big ol’ Gorilla sitting in the corner where I’m putting the Christmas tree. Christmas is only 67 days away! I’ll wait until you stop throwing things to continue. I’m already weeks too late to do the Holiday Grand Plan this year, but I never stick with that thing anyhow.  Actually, if…

Menu Plan

Ahh…a successful cooking week.  And, by successful I mean that 1) I actually made enough recipes to bother sharing and 2) we ate in more than we ate out (just barely, but it counts). I don’t know about everyone else,  but the minute things get at all hectic I throw up my hands and refuse…

Us-Part iii

Want to read where our story began?  Check out part 1 and part 2. After my epiphany, I knew that it was time for Big Daddy and I to meet. I was cagey at first.  I swung wildly between wanting to see Big Daddy RIGHT now and wanting to go back into hiding over fear…

Not Usual-October 15th

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  In a few paragraphs I will be reposting something I wrote in 2008 remembering the baby that was between the Princess and Littlebit.  October15th.com is a great resource for support information on pregnancy and infant loss. A Fairy Tale Originally Posted October 15, 2008 Once upon a…

Link love Thursday?

I have a post written for tomorrow, so link love is going a day early this week.  Nothing like a  little Friday on Thursday, right?? We actually have a FREE weekend this weekend and I think the girlies and I are going to get crafty to make some new halloween decorations for our house.  But…