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Fifteen Christmases

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Who are those tall people standing in the back?  I mean, who are those kids??? We had our annual Christmas dinner with Friend and Doc and the boys, which culminated in the annual picture (you want presents?  You want cookies?  You WILL smile nicely for this picture), featuring the Big 4 in the back (in […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, December 21st, 2018

It’s the first day of winter, only a few more days until Christmas, and like usual, nothing is going according to plan this week. I have been flattened by a bad cold (slowly getting better), Thumper’s speech therapist and her kids have also had bad colds, and Thumper’s ABA therapist called in sick earlier this […]



Christmas Partying Begins!

Monday, December 17th, 2018

It’s almost a tradition now – the first Christmas party/present opening is at Uncle Buddy and Auntie J’s house.  This means dinner, white elephant bingo, and presents for the kids. The kids almost look forward to the white elephant bingo more than getting any presents.  IT’S ABOUT WINNING. Last year, Rerun (unmedicated) was a wreck […]



Baking Frenzy

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

I only have a week before the kids are out of school for two weeks. I am now in serious baking mode. And I’d better add present wrapping to that before some nosy people are home from school on a regular basis. However, 95% of the Christmas cards are now in the mail!  And all […]