Today is a rainy, gloomy day. We all put on raincoats before getting in the car. I chose to wear Mom’s raincoat that I kept. In the car, Mabel pipes up from the backseat: “That beautiful coat, mommy! Where from? It from Mindy?” “It was Grandma Debby’s,” I tell her. “Why?” she asks. “Why what?”… Continue reading Angels don’t need coats
We took Mabel on her first family vacation last week! We decided on a road trip and drove down to Hot Springs, Arkansas for a few days. We spent about 7 1/2 hours in the car on the first day. Mabel did an amazing job. She played. She slept. She helped out in the drivers… Continue reading Mabel visits Hot Springs!
Last Saturday was Cookie Day for my mom, sister, Renee, and her daughter, Haylee. It was SO MUCH FUN. I kid you not. We spent the entire day baking cookies, eating them, having a few drinks here and there (I made Apple Cider Sangrias — YUM), and just generally having a blast. A quick look… Continue reading Cookie day
Last weekend I woke up to this: STOP. She is SO CUTE. I can’t EVEN. On Saturday, we took Mabel to her first parade downtown — the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. We got there early so we could snag a spot near the street to provide her with easy viewing.Then we just stood around and chatted… Continue reading It’s all about string
Our Thanksgiving came and went in a blur of people and food. It was a wonderfully fun weekend and we enjoyed every minute of it. Mabel got her hair done. She woke up in amazing moods every day. Bama had lots of lap time and kitty love. We had dinner with family several times. Mabel… Continue reading Mabel’s first Thanksgiving