Best quotes from T-ball this morning: “We’re not picking grass, we’re playing baseball.” AND “Are we going home yet?” AND “Ok son, what is baseball all about?” Son: “TACKLING!!!!!”
My friend, Christine has been capturing our family since Joshua was a little baby. She just has a way with my boys. And her camera has its way with them too 😉 Somehow, she is able to capture their personalities and that is more important to me than everyone staring straight at the camera with […]
Today: “Sammy, what do you do when you see a snake?” Him: GET A HELICOPTER!!!
So, it’s rattlesnake season here in the desert. I’ve been trying to “snake proof” the boys by doing some car pool education. This morning with Sam: “Hey Sam, what do we do again when we see a snake?” Him: JUMP OVER THE SNAKE! Me: …. I wonder if the pharmacy could just mix an anti-venom […]
And now dear friends, as you lay your heads on your pillow and dream of how short the actual sleep really might be, I will leave you with the dark room rhetoric of a fit-throwing two-year old and his wisened older brother: Josh *taking an egalitarian tone*: “Don’t worry Sam, one day you’ll be my […]
You know what these remind me of? Remember the Good Humor Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars? I remember once as a child, we got them as a treat with our lunch from the school cafeteria and my life changed forever. I began a secret life-long love affair with the strawberries and cream bar. It’s irrational […]
Do I like yummy homemade things? Why yes, I do. But you know what I like even better? Semi-homemade things that get the yummy thing into my mouth a little faster. Cue cake mix cookies. These always come out perfectly soft and chewy and FAST. Print Yum Cookies & Cream Cake Mix Cookies Ingredients1 package […]
Another installment of “Check it or Leave it?” If you hear “OW!” over and over again followed by insane laughter, would you check on it or nah?
Here we are. McDonalds on a Friday night. A parent graveyard. The shrieking of our children echos around the indoor playground… children who absolutely should not have that much energy for the amount of activities they did that day. We meet eyes with other parents. There is shame, there is amusement- at least the end […]