Tag Archives: Kids

Simple Sunday – Cookies and Cheese

This weekend Carter wanted to bake cookies with me. He decided on peanut butter with chocolate chips. After all the ingredients had been carefully measured and mixed – well, as carefully as an impatient eight-year-old boy can be – Carter … Continue reading

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From the top of the driveway

We emptied a container of salsa during dinner this evening.  As I was walking back from the recycling bin at the top of our driveway, I stopped and looked down the drive, my eyes traveling the road leading away.  I … Continue reading

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Diarrhea and Diabetes

It started with an arm fart.  You know the noise.  The one that is produced when lips blow onto the skin of the arm close to or on the crook of the elbow. It was a juicy one.  Produced by … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I was fully planning on being one of those parents, the ones who read parenting books in a (what I now know is futile) attempt to arm themselves with answers, to better understand the role of a parent.  Husband and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Poster Making Day

Last Sunday was poster making day at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet.  Carter had an All About Me poster to complete, Cody had his massive tri-fold Science poster to put together, and I had my small tri-fold Informational … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – 10

Yesterday Cody turned ten. The big one zero. The full two hands. Double digits. Wow. Every year, I go back and reread the first post I wrote about his birthday and every year it gives me chills.  Those of you … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Suddenly Spring

After loosing all its leaves during a cold spell, our Mesquite tree finally got the message that it is Spring. Sasha plays peek-a-boo. And I enjoy some New Age (my new favorite warm weather wine (and lets face it, it … Continue reading

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Smooth Talkin’ Seven Year Old

I am not one to splurge, especially on myself.  But today, I did.  It wasn’t much of a splurge as far as splurges go, but it made me very happy and it was inexpensive.  It was a bracelet, four stretchy … Continue reading

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Duck (s)! and Green Hats

When we moved into our house last year, the swimming pool came complete with three ducks, two of which were real and one was of the plastic top, floating chlorine tablet holder variety.  After a week or so, the real … Continue reading

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Those People

Today we were those people. You know the ones. The people who have pool noodle battles in the middle of the Costco parking lot. Our last summer pool noodles, the cheap Home Depot ones, had long ago gone the way … Continue reading

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