Author Archives: Erin

Happy 1st Birthday, Conor!!

(2.5 weeks late) Happy 1st Birthday, Conor!  Wow – what a year.  His personality is shining through, and it’s really fun to be by him. I’m so glad he is a part of our family.   Weigh-in: 26 lbs (95th+ percentile), … Continue reading

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Sledding

On MLK weekend we tried to ski on Sunday. Butternut was filled so we went to the hardware store, bought $80 of sleds and headed to a rough hill (bumps and bruises).  Then, we went snow-hiking (1.5 miles round-trip in … Continue reading

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Basketball Team

Natalie’s basketball coach is hilarious and fun.  He made the girls personalized sweatbands.  (We call them headbands, but Natalie says people don’t where headbands for athletics, so she calls its a sweatband.)  His nickname for her is Girl Flash – … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday (party) Conor!

After being sick for an entire week over Christmas break, I wasn’t sure if we could pull together a 1-year-old birthday party for Conor.  But, we did and I’m glad we did!  Natalie and I made banana cupcakes, which were … Continue reading

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Happy 9th Birthday, Natalie

(Almost 3 weeks late – back-dated to Dec. 30th, so that it shows up in the Dec posts, but actually finished on Jan. 7th) Happy 9th Birthday, Natalie!!   How we celebrated: A few weeks before your birthday, I took … Continue reading

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Happy 11 Months, Conor!

Happy 11 Months, Conor!  (Two days ago) I cannot believe this guys is almost 1!  I have a lot of memories from last December, waddling around the neighborhood for exercise (running downgraded to jogging downgraded to wogging downgraded to walking) … Continue reading

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Happy belated birthday Nana

We got to celebrate Nana’s birthday 10 days late with cranberry pecan cookies. Nat is definitely my baker girl! (And sometimes Elliott likes to help, but he was busy with legos so he just wanted to do tastes, which Natalie … Continue reading

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Limericks

The kids and I have been reading Roald Dahl – we are now on to Matilda!  She inspired us with a limerick about her teacher so I’ve written two. (while my kids were also inspired by If I built a … Continue reading

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Open house

To stuff myself with turkey. (Didn’t know that to be true!)

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Happy Halloween!!

Natalie picked our Conor’s angel costume! And Elliott picked out Jordan’s Ash costume (the owner of Pickachu). These last two are throwbacks to 2011 and 2013!!

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