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Happy Birthday, Auntie!

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

We have had three days of no school now.  And it’s been snowing again today.  But the temperatures are warming up (even though we’re already on a two-hour delay for school), so we made it out to the main roads, and went to dinner for Auntie’s birthday!!! The kids SO needed to get out of […]



New Sweatshirts!

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The best part of Auntie having a Silhouette is the custom vinyl cutouts that she can make, and then press on to shirts and sweatshirts for the kids. Each of the boys got one this Christmas.  Tad got a new Batman hoodie, but the little boys got ones that you just can’t find in stores […]



The New Year’s Feast!

Monday, January 6th, 2020

We finally had our Oshogatsu feast last Saturday!  Our spread always looks good. Baby Cousin assumed the role of “quality control inspector” for the evening, and helped herself to some kamaboko during her inspection. She gave us the thumbs up, and dinner commenced.  Now it really DOES feel like a new year!



Flashback Friday

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

We haven’t had the New Year’s feast – the Oshogatsu meal – yet, so it really doesn’t feel quite like New Year’s yet.  We put it off until Saturday in order to accommodate some extenuating circumstances – and traffic. When I was reminding the boys of all the delicious foods that we will be having, […]