Over supper. "Hey Mom! What's an ax murderer?!?" Um. Merry Christmas Eve?
I got a little set of number cookie cutters from Amazon yesterday. We're always trying to make sure Levi eats enough, and I've discovered that he eats the lunches I send to school much better if things are cut into fun shapes. He requested numbers the other day, so numbers I got. I was irritated… Continue reading DOH!
I made cut outs last night so the boys could decorate today. They take their work quite seriously. As well they should. Cookies are serious business. Elias looked up to see me watching him as he licked an enormous gob of icing off the end of his butter knife. (Fear not. They each had their… Continue reading Artists at Work
Which do you love more? Sweet faces from the past? Or ALL of the ornaments on one branch? Levi's aesthetics may need some development, but his enthusiasm knows no bounds. We had a good time.
Today was better than Wednesday. Paul was off work, which means it's Big Breakfast Saturday (BBS). Usually I make pancakes for BBS, but I may have been slightly grouchy at the prospect this time. Paul decided that cooking while I slept in was a more attractive option than waiting for pancakes seasoned with anger and spite, and… Continue reading Better Than Wednesday
This is not my best week, you guys. Monday was just awful. The kids weren't back in school yet and I had to work (and catch up on everything non-US based people were doing while I was eating enough pie and sweet potatoes to choke an elephant), but it was just one day. I figured I… Continue reading This Week’s Score: 3.5
We put up a cling set of a nativity on the kitchen window that's down by the table where they can reach. They made the design decisions and I bit my tongue rather firmly. See the stars, how there's one off to the right that's a different shape? That's because it's a chicken. "I know… Continue reading Advent, Day 2