Early yesterday morning, before anyone had emerged from bedrooms, there was a crash. The tree that had been standing tall for over a week fell over. No one was in the room, it had never threatened tipping before, but there we were, drenched gifts and broken ornaments strewn across the living room. I headed for […]
Judging from the activity level coming from my abdomen, the baby agrees with me that lime Jell-o is definitely on the list of favorite foods. If Skittles hadn’t changed their green from lime to green apple, I bet baby would agree that those are also fantastic. Sadly, we’ll never know. My parents are coming tomorrow […]
I sewed 17 sock monkeys in the last month and a half. Ten of them were for my kids and their cousins who were here for Christmas. Fun stuff.
My favorite photo out of the Christmas bunch – she just looks so tolerant, doesn’t she?! I think she likes her new backpack. He couldn’t stand it, he was so excited. He loves his sister. Feigned glee over a gift she helped me pick out… Dawning realization that the pile of tubes they were looking […]
There are 17 people in my house this Christmas. All family, crowded together under one little roof. Ten little people, all having the time of their lives and making memories that will last a lifetime. Seventeen people, one bathroom, 51 meals a day to prepare, and more games played than I can count. One Christmas […]
What started the day as a pair of ladies socks… ends the day as a blue-eyed sock money for Mr. P.’s Christmas. From the reactions I got from everyone, I may be making five more of these. No decent pair of socks will be safe… *Just for the record, cutting those socks up made me […]