Archive for the ‘Birthdays’ Category

They Win

We named him Matthew, just what his brothers wanted.


We’re having a birthday here this week. How is it possible that my baby is about to turn five? It seems like not so long ago that he looked like this:

Ok, maybe not just like that.
This is still my favorite collection of photos from his earlier years.
And now here he is - very little that [...]

A Week In a Box

One week, seven days, 168 hours. SO. MUCH. STUFF. Seriously, I feel like we’ve had so many activities in the past week. This is the condensed, “Best Of” version.
We start with Sam’s field trip to a local farm, which happened to take place on his birthday. I think he might have thought the whole thing [...]

Oh, The Insanity that is a 4 Year Old’s Birthday Party

If you’re looking for the heart-felt post about my first-born turning 4 you’ve come to the wrong place. You’re not gonna get it. At least not today. Today we are in full-on party-prep mode. I don’t even know how I’m blogging; I should finish painting the solar system poster for our “Pin the Earth In [...]

What to do, What to do

Both of the boys are still asleep. It’s 8:11am. I don’t even know what to do with myself…well, obviously I do because here I sit. And I think the cats are chasing a mouse downstairs so I’ll just be staying away from that. Ah, coffee…
Today I am older. Yesterday was my birthday. Here’s my advice, [...]

Shattered Glass/Rumpled Sheets

In the past week or so, my husband and I have managed to shatter no less than four items: two glasses and two plates. By the third one, we started wondering what the heck was going on. It’s not like that’s the norm in our house.
Then, one night I was getting ready for bed and [...]

Here’s Why I ROCK!

Today is Hubby’s birthday. We are now the same number of years old. Oh, how I hate to be “older” than my husband. That does not rock.  What does rock? I scored us tickets to the men’s finals for the US Open in a few weeks. If you’ve read this post, you know why this [...]