Monthly Archives January 2012

He Was Thinking…

“Mom? I was thinking about something.” “What’s that, Bob?” “I really don’t like the word no.” “I see.” “So could you not use it on me anymore?” “What do you think I’m going to say.” “Um… Yes?”
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Layered Foam Snowflakes

If you read last week’s Snow Scene post, then you remember I got a big bag of winter related foam shapes at a yard sale for $1.  We have made many fun kids crafts for my small investment.  Today, I will share how we made these layered foam snowflakes. Supplies you will need: Foam snowflakes Glue…
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Green Tip Tuesday – New Ideas

don’t know where I saw it or read it, but I remember seeing that there are now a lot more companies that use or recycle their “trash” into something useful, and I think that is awesome and they should get some recognition. Anyways, I wanted to share with you some tips that I saw/read somewhere…
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Smacksy Sunday Links

Self Portrait by Vi This is great – watch ’til the end. And while we’re on the subject there’s also this goodness. Pure happiness and surprise. Mine was The House of the Rising Sun by The Animals. What was yours? Happy Sunday.
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Home

Just a quick update to say we are home. It’s been a rough adjustment. Just because I’m home doesn’t mean I capable of doing much of anything. I still need a great deal of help for even the smallest things. Chris took the whole week off of work to help me, and I am so…
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Holy Cow – 10 weeks to go?

What I want to know is how, exactly, I got to be so pregnant. Of course, I think it snuck up on me mostly because of the holidays. I’ve definitely been feeling pregnant, and it’s hard to ignore the huge movement and rolling and pushing that’s going on in my belly these days, but in…
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Food Fun Friday – Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

The last few years, I have made chocolate dipped pretzel rods to give as gifts. Recently, when my girls saw me making a batch, they wanted to help. If you’ve ever had three toddlers helping you in the kitchen, you realize it’s not really that helpful. But kids benefit so much from these kinds of…
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In the hospital

This past Tuesday evening, I began to have a little pain in my side. I immediately thought about calling the on call doctor but decided that I was probably overreacting, so I chose to wait until my already scheduled appointment. On Wednesday at the appointment, we received some bad news. The baby had already passed….
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Whistler

“Hey Dad! I can actually whistle Bungalow Bill!” “You can?” “Yeah but without the song part, just the blowing – and I’m not even seven or eight yet!” “You’re very advanced.” “I know.”
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