I'm linking up with Leigh Kramer today to share What I’m Into this month. what I’m reading Right now I'm reading Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth, the third book in the series. I have been obsessively hooked on this dystopian YA novel since the first book but I have to say, so far this … Continue reading What I’m Into (October 2013)
Tomorrow is Halloween guys. Seriously, wasn't yesterday like the beginning of October or even September? Where the heck did this month go? October has been crazy - a whirlwind of karate classes, Halloween parties, popcorn selling, dentist appointments, doctors appointments, vet appointments, head colds, hair cuts, and seriously I could go on. I don't think … Continue reading 9 Things I Learned in October
This weekend was crazy busy with lots of projects and errands and laundry - and it all started with Promotion Day at the kids' karate school. All the kids eligible for promotion all advance on the same day - it's like a big class where all the kids show off everything they have learned in … Continue reading Going for gold: Promotion Day!
BB is four years old. If you ask her what she wants to be when she grows up, she will tell you quite plainly: princess. I don't think she's joking or naive about this either. If any little girl were going to grow up to be a princess, it would be my daughter. If any … Continue reading Getting to know: BB, age 4
MM is seven and a half. He loves to act out legendary feats of adventure in which he is Doctor Who and we are all his companions - he will gladly take you on an imaginary tour of his Tardis, showing off the swimming pool and library and anything else you can think of. His … Continue reading Getting to know: MM, age 7 1/2
It was downright COLD when I took my daughter to the bus stop this morning (MM is home sick). Frost covered car windshields, leaves covered the sidewalks and lawns and a winter jacket covered my four year old. It's THAT time of year. With only another week and a half or so of October, it's … Continue reading Nightstand: October 2013
I have pictures and stories piling up faster than I can blog about them lately, to the point where I've gone full on nerdy and started folders on my computer with pictures and collages of things I still need to blog about. Here are some of the miscellaneous things that I want to tell you … Continue reading Have I mentioned?
An email from my husband this morning: I was giving [BB] a hug: "Daddy, you have to put your head on, so you don't get dirty." "What?? What does that mean?" "It means you need to put your head on a different size head. Like this size head (points at her own head). It will … Continue reading I don’t even know what to say about this one.
Here's an easy project for a cold, rainy afternoon. Kids are bored beyond belief and need a new distraction? Pull out a piece of cardboard from your recycling with an interesting picture and cut it into a jigsaw puzzle. We used the box from a frozen pizza. You could do this with a cereal box, … Continue reading Eco Friendly Craft Ideas: Make your own upcycled puzzles!