my grown-up Christmas wish

This is mine... What's yours?  


I always buy white grape juice or apple juice. The thought behind my purchase is that when (not if) one of my four children spills the juice on the carpet -- even though we don't allow them to take juice out of the kitchen -- it will not stain because it's a clear liquid. Today … Continue reading Stained

Two Weeks Late…

Today Elijah and Cora had their first day of school...almost two weeks after all the other kids in their class. Excitedly they put on their new clothes, carried their new backpacks full of school supplies and new lunch boxes full of enviable snacks. Cheesy grins and tilted heads came out for the obligatory "first-day-of-school" picture, … Continue reading Two Weeks Late…

{Not so} Five Minute Friday: Rest

So much has happened, and not happened, this week for us. I have a lot to share, but I am just not up to it tonight after the day I've had. I hope to update, fill-in and have some photographic show-and-tell next week after a relaxing three-day weekend. When I saw that Lisa-Jo went over … Continue reading {Not so} Five Minute Friday: Rest