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Mickey Mouse Cupcakes At Pump It Up!

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

I told Tad that this was the last time he was going to be able to have his birthday party at Pump It Up (the kid is 14 now!), so he went out with a bang.  The jumping part was as fun as it always is, and Tad was the party king. And Auntie was […]



Fourteen Years Old

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Dear Tad, Stop growing.  Or at least put a little meat on your bones.  I swear people are wondering if we bother to feed you, and they have no idea that you are actually taking THIRDS at dinner.  You are taller than I am, your voice has stopped cracking (mostly), and we have to make […]



Tad’s New Room

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

It’s not completely done, but it is completely liveable!  It’s Tad’s new room, aka The Batcave! He has a long LEGO table/art table in his room now (which means no more of that on the kitchen table!!!), and he and Ane have swapped bookcases (so we didn’t have to move them). And he’s got lots […]



Gray Everywhere

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

While Ane is away, her now-former room is being transformed into Tad’s new room – complete with a paint color that Batman would love. Good bye, pink walls, and hello, gray… As soon as the paint is dry (I’ve been doing a lot of touch-ups), it’s moving day! And happy 4th birthday to Little Baby […]