Archive for December, 2015

Christmas 2015 Recap: Part 3

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

We finally got to Grandma and Gichan’s – late.  As a result, Ane owes Gichan a batch of chocolate chip cookies.  (They had a bet going.) The kids eagerly dove into their stockings, and then into brunch. Then they dove in under the tree, but Thumper, despite smiles here and there, wasn’t feeling his best. […]

Christmas 2015 Recap: Part 2

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Christmas morning!  The stockings are full, the tree has presents underneath! And in the morning, I found these three fakers lying in wait in the living room. No, they aren’t really sleeping.  They’re just being funny.  And they were ready to get started!

Christmas 2015 Recap: Part 1

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

We kicked it off on Christmas Eve.  The kids were allowed to open three presents apiece, and ones that came from very specific places. Cousin Lolo sent each kid a Nerf gun, and gave myself and the Webmaster extra ammo.  We’ll be planning a battle soon.

Striking Twelve

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

My dear Ane, Here we are again, at another birthday celebration for you.  And now you are twelve.  I remember being twelve so very clearly, that it blows my mind to think that my own daughter has reached this age.  With that being said, I am hoping to share some hard-earned knowledge and spare you […]