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,…

Warning: Blood

We lost something yesterday… It’s the first one. We’re very excited.

At least he didn’t kiss her…

“Mommy, I really like Aleah.” “That’s good Lij.” “No. I mean, I really like her. We like each other.” “Like, she’s your girlfriend?” “Yeah.” “Did you kiss her?” “Nooooooo!” “Are you sure you didn’t kiss her?” “Yeaaaah.” “Ok.” “It’s like we fell in love.” {Sigh} So, it begins. :: Tomorrow I’m doing another giveaway! I…

Searching for Treasures

Some of my most cherished memories from growing up are from when we would go visit my cousins on the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. The little town of Port Townsend was one of my favorite destinations with its ornate Victorian buildings and its proximity to the Puget Sound. As we drove…