Family

bunny tales

as if there haven’t been enough festivities lately, one more big one before we slide gently into the summer’s long stretch of nothingness. i’m so ready. the school bonnet parade kicked things off on Thursday. those kids are all so cute and the teachers always do such a fantastic job of coming up with amazingly […]

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forty__________.

if it’s a day in April, it must be someone’s birthday in this household. after the whole four extravaganza, i was honestly too mentally exhausted to even think about Spy’s birthday today. and no, there will definitely not be a celebration or post for Parker’s birthday on Wednesday. i did at least manage to throw together […]

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four.

cannot believe Miss Girl had another birthday this weekend! god, i must be getting old. we celebrated her fourth with all the appropriate fanfare, including nearly 20 friends, a bounce house and cupcakes. and of course some adult beverages for the mommies and daddies. after weeks of discussion, we finally settled on a Pajamas in the Park theme, […]

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the Christmas shoot

so here we are. it’s the middle of November and time to start diving into the annual Christmas card project. and here i am with no family photo. coordinating with our regular photographer this fall for our annual family shoot proved to be impossible. given the current financial circumstances around here, it was probably an […]

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bye-bye, sweet friend

so sad to report that yesterday, we had to put down our beloved Maury, matriarch of our household wild kingdom and the dog i often called second mommy because of how she watched after Miss Girl like her own little pup. she was 15 (that’s 105 to you and me) and her body just finally […]

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worst. mommy. ever.

prefacing this one by saying that Spy is in Italy. Italy!!! for a week!! Miss Girl and i are holding down the fort here with terrible twos officially kicked in (right on schedule, as my perfect daughter would ensure). so. this is the first night ever in 2 years and who knows how many nights […]

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