Mittens enjoyed her birthday last Monday. She's been practicing to be two for a few months so now she has her license. We floundered around when trying to come up with a theme and I was insistent that it not be over-the-top because she's TWO, for crying out loud, and won't remember a thing. We … Continue reading Two!
Life has been hectic. We've all been sick, I've spent hours and hours working on a special project, we've taken all the Christmas decorations down, and yesterday we celebrated two birthdays. It doesn't look like much, but the illness part has taken a lot out of me, particularly with the youngest sleeping poorly (and misery … Continue reading Catching up and birthdays
For her seventeenth birthday Duchess wanted to be Cinderella, so we obliged. Additional outdoor photo shoot in a few days.
Moppet turned four on the 31st. She had initially wanted to be a princess while the rest of us were dragons, but she let us off the hook in the end. She was showered with presents (not all of which are pictured), and had a lovely party. (The cake has a separate blog post.) Earlier … Continue reading Now We are Four
This was a lesson in patience and adjusting expectations, but overall we were fairly pleased. Certainly Moppet was.
Yesterday evening Father and I went to Barnes and Noble for me to pick out a book (well, two, one of which I half finished last night) and then next door to The Cheesecake Factory for dinner. The motive was being able to pick up a slice of low-carb cheesecake for the party. I convinced … Continue reading Birthday celebration
I got up early on my birthday to take these pictures before the moon set.
Happy 20th Anniversary! https://youtu.be/CfooThshoeU
I can't believe I have an 18-year-old! Where has the time gone?
I realized that I am several blog posts behind. January and February have been busy months and I got behind and never caught up. Father and Pickles share a birthday in the first half of January. We decided that we would use our gift cards for the Cheesecake Factory (a gift to all of us … Continue reading January Birthdays