A cookout, some outdoor play with the girls (including breaking out the bounce house and pink play sand), more playing with the rental lens, and some time to rejuvenate were my Mother’s Day. I’m a lucky gal. As I was editing these photos, it struck me that I didn’t choose any photos of myself for… Read More Mother’s Day
The Captain and I don’t do much in the way of material things for holidays (including birthdays)…we stopped doing cards and flowers and trinkets before the kids were even born. What we do like to do is do “birthday weekends” or Mother’s and Father’s Day weekends. The entire weekend belongs to the person of honor.… Read More Mother’s Day Saturday
What turned out as an innocent bit of fun with a box of cornstarch and a can of shaving cream turned into the mess of the century on our back porch. Thank goodness I did this outside! The girls both smelled like someone’s grandfather…I used cheap Equate brand shaving cream, as I was not about… Read More “Fluffy Stuff” – Cornstarch and Shaving Cream
Moon dough. All over Pinterest. Seriously hundreds of pins about it. I assumed that it was going to be moldable and similar in texture to Play-Doh, based on some of the photos I’d seen, but it was more like a crumbly, silky powder. It was lots of fun, but not nearly as moldable as I’d… Read More Making Moon Dough
Swimming in grandma and grandpa’s back yard. Pumpkin stands up and asks me very matter-of-factly, “Mommy, you take my diaper off, so I can poopoo in the grass?” I did, she didn’t.
It is no secret that I miss my native Ohio as well as my family there, but I sure do love the fact that I can play outside with my babies at the end of January while living in South Carolina. We had a streak of several weeks where the temperatures were in the middle-60’s,… Read More Score one for the South.
2011 black widow muder tally – Jenny: 6, widows: 0. Found a second big female in the corner of the back porch, adjacent to the back door. She was in the web with a little male. A smaller female was in our porch fire pit/ chimney, where Olivia likes to reach into (while no fire… Read More Widowmaker.