Monthly Archives for January 2010
All week we scrambled to get his paperwork done for kindergarten registration. It felt like a lot of work, but tonight we left dinner giddy about his future.
And here they are, Pamela Diedrich’s wonderful photographs from Friday night’s celebratory Turn the Tub Around party. We ditched our men for a few hours, and met up at Hot Mama for a glass of wine. And not butter. Lots … Continue reading
Last spring, we planted a cherry tree. For three days straight, our boys stood on their tip toes on a boulder in our backyard and picked it clean. I washed dishes; I cooked dinner. I caught up on thank-you notes … Continue reading
Our 5-year-old, like most first borns, is a picky eater. He has all sorts of weird food rules relating to color, texture and temperature. (There’s nothing like a brown spot on an apple to throw him into a tizzy.) Our … Continue reading
It’s game day! A win today would earn our beloved purple Vikings a ticket to the Superbowl and our fellow Minnesotans bragging rights. While I don’t follow football, I do follow parties, and for tonight’s, I’m making homemade potato chips … Continue reading
She wouldn’t settle at brunch until we let her color like her brothers. We knew it was only a matter of time before she put the crayons in her mouth, but appeasing her gave us a few minutes to chat.
Every day he tells me he’s growing up to be a man, but even a man puts down his dinosaurs to sit in his mama’s lap.
Tonight Liz from The Kitchen Pantry Scientist and I are hosting our Turn the Tub Around party at Hot Mama, where we shot our video. It’s just for the ladies, so we can shop freely and discreetly, while sipping white … Continue reading
He says the least of our children, but in some ways I understand him the best. Maybe it’s because I have to work the hardest to know him.
We’re home from our vacation now, back in snowy Minneapolis, still pale but relaxed. We’re trying to stay focused on what’s important in our lives (note to self: it’s not Facebook), and let what doesn’t matter slide. Because when you … Continue reading