Frohe Weihnachten! This is the first year we did the Cline Festivus on Christmas… Which meant the children were woken up with bells on at 1am and were not allowed to go to bed until 8pm! Mwhahahahaha! When the sun came up we encouraged them to go outside and play – mostly so the adults … [Read more…]
Stress, sleep deprivation, and the overflowing trash can were my favorite reminders why Santa went green a couple years ago. Last week the elves argued with me about making the effort to wrap presents. It will be fun, they said.
Birthdays are a labor of love. Simple or complex the effort that goes into it comes from the heart. As the oldest of four I had plenty of awesome birthday parties before I had to share the limelight with my siblings. My dad continued to make the effort up until I was a teen. I … [Read more…]
All week it was bright and warm. The one day in the week I planned for Lil Man’s birthday was blah… Seriously all wet, gray, and windy. The very next day, in the wee hours of the morning… the sky decided to get the blah out of its system. I awoke today to another bright, … [Read more…]
November 18th Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse! Yes ~ this is a truly awesome day, 10 years ago a baby boy entered this world and changed my life. (Forget the 9 months in the Uterus, I was going to ignore my changing body as a sign of things to come) As he was my first – … [Read more…]