Thursday, November 28, 2013


Happy Thanksgiving from our little turkey!


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Taylor Tuesday

Now that Taylor is in school, she loves to write.  Her love for writing means that I have to be a great speller since she is still trying to sound out words.  Whoever created the English language with all our silent letters and letters that sound different sometimes really wasn’t nice.  I feel like a goofball most of the time trying to sound out words so that she will figure them out, but it is all worth it to see a letter to Santa that she wrote herself. 


Thursday, November 21, 2013


Before kids I said I would never be that parent that lets her kids wear strange outfits and not weather appropriate clothes.  Then I had kids.  Then I had Lizzie.  I have learned to pick my battles with Lizzie and sometimes that battle is just to get her to wear more than just panties.(she is going to hate me later in life for sharing all this info)  Most mornings my focus is getting Taylor dressed, fed, lunch made, and to school on time.  Then I worry about what Lizzie is wearing.  I am giving you a glimpse into her version of what to wear for the day that I then later have to convince her to change into something else.  Some of these outfits may seem okay until I add in that she wanted pants/long sleeves in 80 degrees or just a nightgown at 7 am in 35 degree weather.  The paper bag around her waist has to be my favorite accessory so far and the only reason she took it off was because we couldn’t figure out how to buckle the carseat around it.  The red jacket only on her head was a comprise to get her to wear any jacket.  She was red riding hood… in a bag.  She also likes to fix her own hair lately, but those pictures will be saved for another day.


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Taylor Tuesday

Our house is down with illness right now so you don’t want to see pictures of what we really look like.  Instead I will provide you with an excited Taylor from last week when it was her turn to take in the estimation jar for class.  She was so proud of her idea to use candy corn. 


Thursday, November 14, 2013


I’m not sure that I will get many normal pictures from Lizzie now that she taught herself a new trick.  Add that to my list of dealing with her choice of dress for taking Taylor to school in 45 degree weather.  The flamingo is Taylor’s class mascot that we have this week, the belt is her lasso, and the rain boots have not come off since she got them for her birthday.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Taylor Tuesday

Watch out soccer world… this girl will be coming back in action starting in January! 


Thursday, November 7, 2013


Lizzie absolutely loves dance class.  I think she loves the dress up part almost as much as she does the actually dancing.  You can often find her dressed up in her full outfit and tapping away on any section of tile floor.  So when Nana got her a new dance outfit for her birthday, she was so excited to wear it to class.  This is her ballerina pose.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Taylor Tuesday

Taylor is a busy girl these days with kindergarten and Girl Scouts so it’s hard to catch her in pictures.  Good thing I was able to catch her flying by one night.  If you are in need of fairy services I have a pretty cute one that can help you out.



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