How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

The past several months of j’s hard work is beginning to flourish. The tomatoes are tall, very tall; the squash and zuccini he purchased as seeds from Baker Creek have been delicious, even if they are a bit strange to look at! c has had the greatest fun picking black berries and we’ve already had two cobblers from his diligent work.      

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Little h turns three!

Little h turns three!

Little h has been so excited for her birthday. She’s been talking about it for months now and it has finally come (and gone since I am, oh, about a month late in posting! Luckily, I can post-date on this here blog!). We had a low-key day with just family. I’m so glad the cousins can grow up together-even though you would think we would see each other more often since we live in the same area. Funny how that happens! But I digress. She had her yummy espresso. The kids wait all year for their birthdays and the privalege of having their very own coffee! She had her gifts and her chocolate cupcakes which she knew for certain she wanted. This girl is serious about her chocolate. If given a choice between chocolate and any other thing, she would most...

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Success!!

Success!!

Today was hair day. One year of trying. Two hours, ten minutes of intense braiding. We have cornrows.

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‘member that time we went down that blow up slide?

H, h, c and e slide. Celebrating E4′s birthday!

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What “p” food shall we have next?

What “p” food shall we have next?

Warning: guest post.┬áSo H has decided that I (j) should write this post about … drumroll … our latest investment. Now. The term investment is a bit of a joke ’round these parts (our home), because of its utter misuse by H. She will come to me with the most sincere of looks, usually some sort of advertisement in hand, to tell me of the latest thing she’d like to have. And it’s always presented as an investment. “J, I really think we should invest in (such-and-such).” And that such-and-such might be anything from air freshener to bird seed. She used to truly misuse the term; now it’s pretty much just a household joke. It’s a good laugh. So, all that to say … … this one really is an investment. It...

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C quote

C quote

C saw mom at breakfast this morning and said, “Are you going to church like that?”.

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