Monthly Archives December 2009

Merry Christmas 2009!

Despite staying up until 11 last night, Eric was up at 5am this morning… Oof. Fortunately, he crawled into bed with us and slept another hour or so before deciding he wanted to be up for the day. It took a while, however, before before the rest of the house was up. A little sleeping…
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To Those On The "Nice" List, We Salute You

It’s Christmas Eve and all through our house, many creatures are stirring – including the mice (Did I mention we found a few in our house the other day?   I know!  Ick.   Clearly they were amateurs though, because they totally overlooked the crumb-laden paradise that is my kitchen, and chose to remain among the slim-pickins’…
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Racing Cars – The Perfect OT Toy?

I don’t remember where we found it, probably because John found it when he was off on his own. “It,” however, is a small, loud racing car toy with 3 motorized ramps for tiny little race cars to ride up and then go zipping around a track. Eric has loved it pretty much since he…
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Hotslings MilkDaze Nursing Cami Review and Giveaway

Hotslings, a company known for their stylish and easy to use babywearing products, have recently launched MilkDaze, a stylish and practical nursing camisole. Make sure to milk it in our nursing apparel! Designed with mom in mind, our collection aims to make nursing anywhere fashion-forward and as easy as possible. We’ve eliminated the need for…
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How to cure an almost 4 year old’s temper tantrum

So, Ryan is sick and pitiful, thus making it impossible for him to act like a human boy. For one thing, I can’t call him Ryan, but only “sweet angel baby” until told otherwise. His temper (not fever) is currently off the charts. We were painting ornaments to give people the other night when Ryan…
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Mystery package from dad

The only problem with international Christmas presents is that the sender has to identify the contents of the package. My Dad identified this one as ‘baking aid’. Made with extra love on his own lathe, no doubt.
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Snow Day

We finally – finally!! – got some snow this weekend. I have been craving snow for a while; really, for most of December. It is so hard, so foreign, for me to get into the Christmas spirit without even the slightest bit of white on the ground! All over the continent, people have been getting…
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