Yearly Archives: 2013
This is late. I know. Here, have some eggnog as my apology.
Anna from HaHas For HooHas just helped me firm up the top 10 list for thisView full post »
“Mr. Hall has had a rough year, mom. That’s what Jake said. That’s why we need to be extra kind to him. He is going toView full post »
Hey! Guess what I just decided?
The Inappropriate Elf contest will not close to entries until this Friday night. That’s December 20thView full post »
Babies don’t keep, but laundry also does not do itself.
So while I’ve been busy soaking in every moment with this adorableView full post »
Our nearly 3 year old is mostly potty-trained. You might be thinking I’m very excited about this. I mostly am.
Except for all thoseView full post »
Sometimes the stress of getting card-worthy family pictures is enough to make us want to draw stick figures in Paint, I know. But beforeView full post »
Listen, elf. I know this job of yours is stressful this time of year. Parents are putting a lot of pressure on you to perform. They wantView full post »
He’s been a bad, bad boy. And he’s back for a 3rd year of inappropriate fun.
1st Inappropriate Elf Contest
2nd InappropriateView full post »
A giant truck, wrapped in Skylander Swap Force graphics, pulled onto our street as the kids waited for me to “set up ourView full post »
When I started blogging 6 years ago, I never, ever, ever thought more than a handful of people would read it. And I never intended thatView full post »
There is something to be said for experience and perspective as a parent. For us, that cliche first-time-parent mold fit perfectly whenView full post »
This is not something I typically do. I’m not really a shopping/fashion/deals blogger, but I’m currently looking online forView full post »
Today has been a pukey, poopy day. Kendall has the flu.
Flu B, as confirmed this morning at the walk-in clinic. So far,View full post »
I’m holding 3 tiny hands, alternating walking with sometimes sprinting and rare moments of complete stillness.
On a crooked road,View full post »
Hey! If you caught me on The Broadcast on KTXD this morning, you might be here looking for a link to this tutorial. I re-made a burlapView full post »
Well, we pulled it off! This Halloween was basically the best ever. And I’m not just saying that because my first ever large scaleView full post »
Remember when our government shut down? Good times.
My husband works for the federal government, and he was sent home. For the first weekView full post »
I’m not making my kid’s Halloween costume to win any parenting awards or to compete with anyone. No question, if this costumeView full post »
I can’t let myself freak out that Halloween is about a week away. No, really. DON’T FREAK OUT. I just have an entire SkylandersView full post »
Hey, Jill. I have a little memo for you to read in about a year. Around the time when summer is kicking your ass and you could cry justView full post »
Sometimes I wish I could just magically transport my thoughts from my head to this blog in real time. No wordpress app and iPhone required.View full post »
For years, since my first baby was old enough to throw tantrums and beg to paint things and cover them in glitter, I have waxed poeticView full post »
This creative way to gift a lucky little girl a fun pettiskirt could not be easier. There’s not even any hot glue involved,View full post »
“Why do I always forget how miserable I am after having a baby?” I asked Scott with tears in my eyes.
It was a rhetoricalView full post »
New Baby In Town birth announcement design by Minted.com
So these went out this weekend. Finally. (Which is more than I can say forView full post »
Let’s talk consignment sales! This post is sponsored by Just Between Friends, a Dallas area consignment sale.
This guy is 8 weeksView full post »
I’m about to get all crafty up in here. It’s been a while, but there’s something about the beginning of fallView full post »
My alarm went off at 6:15 this morning, but I was already awake. Lowell woke up at 5:15 when Scott got up for work, and never went back toView full post »
First, let’s lead with THAT up there.
My cousin sent Lowell this freaking ADORABLE outfit over the weekend. It morphed him into theView full post »
It doesn’t actually take bags full of stuff to have a baby. Technically, you just have to show up, or not… if you’reView full post »
Another week has passed, and a million things I’ve wanted to tell you all about (okay, at least 27 on my to-write list) sit in myView full post »
“Is his belly button supposed to bleed like that after the cord comes off?”
“I don’t know. Let me GoogleView full post »
I’m really glad we put a little effort into our bedroom before Lowell got here because it’s basically our own 2 man (or oneView full post »
Kendall’s first day of kindergarten was yesterday. I didn’t cry.
Be sure, there were plenty of emotions in me, and it’sView full post »
I’d been pregnant for about… 7ish years. In my head. Technically, I was 40 weeks, 5 days, but in my head? A full sevenView full post »
The food situation in this house is a bad one, friends. We’ve basically been living off of fast food. I mean, yes, I know… IView full post »