Friday, December 23, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011


extra extra - E quotes...

Elliott thinks that the word "infected" is the word "invented" - so he says... "Mom! Look what I just infected!!!" it's weird.

He also told us - "I can't tell you ANYTHING about your Christmas present. ...But it IS a wreath."

And then in the car he said "Number 1 is that I can't wait to see my presents. Number 2 is that Eva stopped crying. And number 3 is that I love you Mommy."

To Seth...

While doctoring Seth... "Daddy, now show me where your heart is."

And another time... "Daddy, you have a blood-pressure of 7." Seth: "Is that good or bad?" Elliott: "We don't know."

OH - and favorite - After Seth brought silverware to the table, Elliott says: "Mommy, you need to say "Thanks babe" to Daddy."



Saturday, December 17, 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

God said….

“Come to me and I will give to you….

Strength and power

Knowledge and wisdom

Opportunities and resources

Guidance and direction

Healing and comfort

Forgiveness and acceptance

Skill and ability

Love and community

Hope and courage

Values and principles"

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Creature Christmas.

Oh yes...
The 555 minus Grace. (waaahh)
Merry Holidays Everyone & All. :)

Monday, December 12, 2011

Saturday, December 10, 2011

What I want for Christmas...

My baby girl is outgrowing her Snugli & SHE LOVES IT.
Please help. ...or tell Santa. :)

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

I need to remember this sweet letter
from a mom to a child...

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011

December is for Distraction...

This December...
...take a walk through a wonderland, hold hands with someone you love, ...sip hot chocolate that's loaded with marshmallows, let your children hang their "not-quite-perfect" holiday crafts in the very place that you wanted to hang your "obsessively-perfect" holiday crafts, ...hang mistletoe in your house (even if you only have a cat) ...cats and dogs like kisses too... play holiday music round the clock, go shopping - and be extra nice to the retail workers, smile until your face hurts really really bad... wear warm socks, and sing in a really weird voice that annoys your favorite person (i do this all the time) ...bake cookies and eat them all up, watch Its A Wonderful Life ...and wrap yourself up in a christmas blanket... don't take any blessing for granted, give give give & be thankful for what you receive, ...reach down into the depths of your soul, and give away every ounce of love that you find there... talk to yourself in your favorite muppet voice, ...make something by hand that involves glitter and glue, ...dream, wish, believe in the winter magic that made childhood so blissful, ...think about how amazing it would have been to hold baby jesus in your arms and bask in his sweetness, ...and then just bask in his love for you... enjoy every last morsel of this special season,'s truly a gift.

xo. and cheerio.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

it's beginning to look a lot like christmas...

a lot of our decorations are hand-made this year! E and i have had tons of fun crafting. love it.

happy december 1st! we spent our day with sweet mary-lindsey - who shared her Bumbo seat with little e. cute cute cute! maybe santa is bringing her one of her own...

*also, my daughter might be obsessed with towels...*