Tag Archives: Traditions

Optimism

Last night after dinner we headed out to Safeway – where all the cool kids go after dinner on a Monday night – to pick up a couple items.  (This is very atypical for us but considering it is winter … Continue reading

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And the Stockings were Sorted

My school district closes for the entire week of Thanksgiving.  Cody and Carter’s school, however, is open Monday and Tuesday.  This means that I had two days off with no kids around the house.  Very nice. I did the typical … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving, Year Fifteen

It started simply enough.  Fifteen years ago Husband was just Boyfriend and Cody and Carter were not even solid thoughts.  It was October 2001 and the thought that I had no idea how to make a full on Thanksgiving dinner … Continue reading

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Pie Day Bust

A lime green Otter Pop, a cup of Earl Gray tea, and a fever of 101+ – not how I envisioned Pie Day. This morning Cody and Carter got up before us like any other typical weekend day.  With a … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Desert – On the Wrong Feet Christmas 2014

Christmas in our family, as I suspect is true with many other families, is a holiday steeped with traditions.  We have events that we attend or host: the lighting of the town tree, the lighted boat parade, my friend and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Sunny 62 Degrees, Mimosas, and Gingerbread Houses

We were lucky enough to be invited over to a friends house to make gingerbread houses today.  This being a tradition of theirs, I felt honored to be asked to attend.  Each person brought some candies for decorating. The gingerbread … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Tis the Season for Christmas Tree Trimming Tomfoolery

I think it is simply because we are big dorks who like to capture the random moments of life. But every year for the past several years, we set up the tripod, program the camera to auto snap a picture … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving 2013

There were twelve of us gathered around the table this year.  I took time throughout the meal to look, really look at the faces of my friends and family as they chatted and laughed and enjoyed the meal we all … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

I am sure that those of you that put up a Christmas tree have already done so, but I thought I would share with you how we do it at Casa de Wrong Feet. Step one:  Test the camera.  Set … Continue reading

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