Chef Xander

We have had a really rough weekend. Xander's eczema flared up horribly with no explanation and he has not been sleeping at all... he's too busy scratching. Nothing we do seems to bring relief, so we aimed to distract as much as possible. This meant he helped make...

A Polaroid Moment

I took several photos today that I was going to use as the photo of the day, but the last photo I took ended up being my favorite. Ross was getting Xander ready for bed and Xander was doing all he could to prolong the process. An amusing bit of mimicking and chatting...

Neighborhood Rummage Sale Haul

This weekend was our neighborhood's annual community rummage sale. We usually have around 100 families participating. I decided to skip having my own this year so that I could get out and shop the sales. I should have just had my own... I wasn't really impressed this...

Blue

I love our cat Selune's eyes. They are an incredible blue color that doesn't always come across well in photos. I finally caught that blue in true-to-life color! I first edited this photo with PicMonkey. I applied the Black and White filter and then used the tool to...

Sleepy Cats

It's a beautiful day here... finally... so naturally the cats are napping. Why change their habits for nice weather? I love Selune's face in this. She was legitimately snoring, which made the face that much more amusing. Pandora is there too. Selune apparently...

Tractor

My mother-in-law lent us this awesome pedal tractor. Xander is obsessed with it. He's just a tiny bit too short for it, so he can't pedal it yet... but that doesn't slow him down any! I used Pixlr-o-matic to add some aging and make it look a bit vintage. I like the...

The Face

I take pictures of everything... all the time... and I thought it would be fun to start sharing my favorite photos under a new category called Photo Album. My goal is for it to be daily, but we'll see how that goes. 😉 Today's photo is of Xander and the cute face he...

Winter Wonderland?

We had some pretty wild thunderstorms last night. I was very impressed that Xander and Ross both slept straight through some of the cracks that I heard. Unfortunately, I was woken by Pandora. I guess we know where the phrase "scaredy cat" comes from. 😛 I woke up this...

Happy Birthday, Ross!

I just had to send out a very special wish of a happy birthday to my dear husband. I have been very lucky that he found his way into my life and I hope we get to spend the next 41 years together! I love you, Ross. Happy...

Taking a Sick Day

As the title says, I am going to be taking a sick day today. The combination of bipolar Wisconsin weather, my husband's 12-hour shifts, and my son waking at two every morning finally did me in. I'm not deathly ill or anything, but enough so that even writing this post...

Taking a 360 with Weight Watchers

I received the following free or discounted in the hopes that I would share my honest opinion. I know many people in my life that have had great success with a very popular weight loss program known as Weight Watchers. I have tried their online program in the past and...

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Image Source Today was my mom's... ummm... 39th birthday. I'm still trying to figure out how it is that I am getting closer to her age again. This same strange phenomenon occurred in my 20s... only then she was 29 for several years. You'd think she were fibbing about...

Xander’s First Snow

We finally had our first real snow here yesterday. Ross and I took Xander outside to play with the snow. This was really the first year he was truly old enough to appreciate the fun of it. He was just two months old for his first snow and had only been walking a short...

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