Monthly Archives: October, 2011

Halloween, Part Two: Quack and Roar!

So we have a duck and a dragon.  Holly is adorable when she says “ka ka ka” for “quack quack”, so she went as a duck.  And Linlee chose to be a dragon this year.  Her dragon costume was a tad short and it was hard for her to see, but I don’t sew, so …

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Halloween, Part One: BUZZ!

A little bee ready to go to school.  After deciding on this costume together (I have always had to guess what Linlee would tell me she wanted to be if she could), Linlee suddenly announced a couple of weeks later that she wanted to be something else.  It was the first time she had ever …

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Oy

Holly has officially quit sleeping through the night.  I have no idea what the problem is, but she wakes up crying several times a night now.  Ugh.  This puts me back in “very tired mode” when morning arrives and less equipped to deal with one cranky six-year old (sick with a cold) and one clingy …

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Rachel and Holly

While Linlee is stuck in school, Holly has been moving in on her BFF Rachel.  Anne and I got together today for lunch and after eating, Holly started getting very excited about the opportunity to run around with Rachel – whom she loves – and was disappointed when we had to go.  Poor Linlee…  Her …

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Matchy Match

Hey, it takes self control not to dress them alike more often!  I wish I could have gotten them standing up because the dress is cuter that way, but once they are on their feet, it’s very hard to catch them both in the same frame.  Actually, getting this picture was a challenge.  Luckily Holly …

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Happy Holly

I took Holly to play out back this afternoon while Linlee was still in school.  Here are some pictures of my pretty baby… I think she is absolutely vibrant in this picture.  Just a little story…  The other day I was singing and Holly began dancing to my song.  Each time I finished, she would …

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Holly and Linlee Tidbits

Today I scooped Holly up from her crib after her nap and asked, “Are you ready to go downstairs and play, little lamb?”  She replied, “Baaa.”  I love this baby. Last night, Linlee told us the time on an analog clock (not digital) with Roman numerals.  Telling time was a difficult skill for my second …

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Pumpkin Carving

I would have preferred to wait until next weekend for this activity.  I have my doubts about how our carved pumpkins will hold up before the 31st, but Linlee and Rob are not great about waiting for the appropriate timing for certain activities (i.e. the Christmas cookie pops last weekend).  Oh well, going with the …

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Holly and Madison

I had my friend Jodi and her pretty, little daughter, Madison, over this afternoon.  Holly was most curious about the baby.  She wanted to touch her eye and her ear and her bow.  Holly rocked Madison in her car seat and then tried out the little car seat herself.  She brought Madison her blanket.  Holly …

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Could these sweet faces wear a grandma out?

You bet your sweet bippy!  My mom has been such a wonderful help this week while I’ve worked on organizing some trouble spots in the house.  However, I think she is looking forward to going home and resting.  My girls, Holly in particular, can be charming little handfuls.  I’m pleased with the progress I was …

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