Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Weekend Wrap-Up

Linlee was able to go to school on Friday, which was nice for all of us.  Saturday Rob and I decided to trade movies.  I went in the afternoon while he watched the girls, and then he planned to go in the evening, while I stayed home with the girls.  Unfortunately for Rob, the “trade” …

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Another Snow Day (and Aebleskivers)

So this morning there was a couple of inches of snow on the ground.  That is nothing compared to what my friend Anne has up north, but it was enough to cancel school once again.  By the time Holly woke up from her morning nap, the snow was already melting, so I scurried the girls …

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Snow Day without Snow

This morning we woke up to an inch of snow on the ground.  Not impressive, but exciting for around here.  Exciting enough to cancel school.  However, by mid-morning the snow had melted and we were left with a plain, gray day stuck at home.  Linlee was bouncing off the walls.  This evening another inch fell.  …

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Going for a Walk

Linlee had today off from school for President’s Day.  Even though it’s cold and overcast out, spending the entire day cooped up inside was not my idea of a good time.  Yet shivering on a playground while watching Linlee climb and slide and swing wasn’t enticing either.  So this afternoon I took the girls for …

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Love is a battlefield.

I never thought a song title from the eighties would end up having such significant meaning in my life.  Linlee is something else.  She is thirty-three pounds of spit and vinegar.  If there is ever a way to avoid a confrontation with her, it’s best to do so.  Otherwise, it could be hours, days, or …

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Breakfast Time

I snapped this shot of Linlee eating her Cheerios this morning and was tickled when I noticed Holly in the background grinning away. Awe, aren’t they cute?  Linlee read “sticky situation” on the back of the Cheerios box.  I thought getting the word situation was rather brilliant for a Kindergartener.  And the last two days …

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8 Months

Yesterday Holly turned eight months.  I cannot believe how fast time is flying with this little pip-squeak.  She’s not crawling yet, but she can get up on all fours, so it won’t be long.  She can now grasp puffs (similar to Cheerios) and get them into her mouth.  She eats a little baby food each …

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My Little Valentines

Awe… In honor of Valentine’s Day, Rob and I plan to head into Seattle tonight; our first stop, a posh hotel for drinks.  I’d like to order a cocktail in pink.  Then we’ll go to the top of the Space Needle for a romantic view and some smooching.  Afterward, we’ll wind our way to the …

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Valentine Cookies!

We somehow never got around to making Christmas sugar cookies this year, so I promised Linlee that we would make pretty Valentine cookies.  She has been waiting all week for Saturday to arrive. I love this first one of Linlee concentrating so hard on decorating while Holly is beaming just because. Okay, self-control when it …

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Valentine

This morning with Linlee was rough.  The majority of mornings with Linlee are rough.  For whatever reason, she is extremely unpleasant upon waking up and getting through her morning routine.  In fact, if I think she will not be able to pull it together in time for the bus (she has missed a couple of …

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