Our first Christmas with Mabel was amazing! Mat and I took off from work the days between Christmas and New Years, so we had a nice long time at home with Mabel. She became mobile and quickly started exploring. She helped me wrap presents. She liked having help opening her presents. This was her favorite… Continue reading A Christmas first
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
I keep finding reasons to procrastinate from blogging. I don’t know why. I’ve always enjoyed it and it’s never far from my mind. But I constantly think, “Oh, I’ll do it tomorrow.” Then, so much time passes, you don’t know where to start. And you keep putting it off and putting it off and putting it… Continue reading Just start. NOW.