Friday Night Leftovers- Pan Fried Dumplings Edition

September 19, 2014

•I took today almost completely off from new house stuff (like unpacking and organizing and installing) and just did regular house stuff (like cleaning and laundry). It was definitely necessary. •Today was Talk Like a Pirate Day and Krispy Kreme was giving away free glazed doughnuts. Ryan and I both dressed up like pirates and […]

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Dog Shenanagins

September 18, 2014

In our old house, Trin generally slept out in the hall. Here that isn’t working because she’s been barking too early in the morning and waking everyone up. (The construction on our street starts as early as four in the morning sometimes.) So for the last few nights, I’ve shut her in my closet when […]

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Parent Teacher Conference

September 17, 2014

Tonight was the official parent teacher conference night at Elizabeth’s school (sponsored by Olive Garden.) Matt was at work but Elizabeth, Ryan, and I all went. We had a scheduled conference from 5:00 to 5:10 but we got there early because the parking situation at her school can be a bit crazy. (Understandable. It’s a […]

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September 16, 2014

I took this picture of Ryan after we went to Panera for an emergency snack. When it was time to leave, it was very important to him that he bring his bread crust and his cup of water. Also it was very important to him that he carry both of them. Well, his hands are […]

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The 2014 Halloween Costume Plans

September 15, 2014

We all know that holidays that involve me dressing my children up are very important to me. Due to the move taking up so much space in my brain, I haven’t begun to think about Halloween costumes until very recently. For most of the year, Elizabeth has wanted to be Violet from The Incredibles and […]

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Friday Night Leftovers- Too Late Edition

September 12, 2014

•I’ve just spent far too long unpacking and organizing in the guest room instead of going to bed. Wild Friday night over here, guys. •Today was No Uniform Day at Elizabeth’s school and she picked out all her favorite things. No Uniform Day is a fundraiser for the school- you pay $2 to participate. I […]

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Buttons and Zippers

September 11, 2014

My New Year’s Resolution this year was to stop leaving stuff in the sink and instead push it down the garbage disposal and run it. It sounds so easy. But this turned out to be the hardest habit to break. I’ve got it about 85% of the time now so I am adding a new […]

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Brother Love

September 10, 2014

Matt was home today when I picked Elizabeth up from school, so I left Ryan at home. Elizabeth got in the car, asked where Ryan was, and then proceeded to tell me all about her day. She then needed to talk to Daddy, so we called home and she chatted with Matt and then talked […]

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