Archive for December, 2017

Do You Wanna Build A Christmas Snowman?

Friday, December 29th, 2017

When Tad said it was snowing on Christmas Eve, none of us (we were at Grandma and Gichan’s house for our annual Christmas Eve dinner of pizza, so when I say “us,” there were a lot of “us”) believed him until we looked out the window. And then the freakout began, because it was actually […]

How You Can Tell She’s Getting Older

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Ane is definitely growing up.  How can I tell? She picked blueberry cheesecake for her birthday dessert for her family party. For her, taste is now more important than frosting and cartoon characters.  Not that the swirly cheesecake isn’t pretty! And making the cheesecake the day before was a whole lot easier on me!

Fourteen And Running

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Dear Ane, Today you are fourteen years old.  I remember being fourteen myself so very vividly, so the memories that you are making now are the ones that you will keep for the rest of your life.  (It may have also had something to do with Auntie being born when I was 14 – however, […]

Christmas Family Photo 2017

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Here we all were on Christmas morning! The kids just won’t stop getting bigger! It was a very full day, and IT SNOWED.  Can you believe it?  We had a white Christmas, much to Tad’s delight. The Christmas recap will begin sometime this week, but tomorrow is Ane’s birthday, so we’re all going to have […]