My oldest turned 28 today. We have spent the past four days in Chicago so we could spend time with her. It was so great, getting to see into her adult life and enjoy time together. Janeesa, 28, and Jake, 12 She has a great job, a cute apartment, a funny cat, a loving boyfriend, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Janeesa!
Five years ago, I picked up this teeny tiny two day old ball of fur. She was from a litter of six; they said her mother died. She fit in the palm of my hand with plenty of room left over. Her eyes were closed up tight, but she had a fierce sense of smell; … Continue reading Puppers is 5!
I can't believe my little girl is 19 today. She's all grown up and living in her own little house. She has a full time job and recently earned a promotion there. It's hard to believe that she's a grown woman and not a kid anymore... Sahara and Sawyer (her cousin) on Christmas Eve ...but … Continue reading Happy birthday, Sahara!
I have tried multiple ways to store gift wrap over the years: on curtain rods mounted on a closet wall, in a plastic bag under the bed, in a shoe organizer on the back of the bedroom door, in a trashcan in the closet, etc. None of those ways satisfied me; somehow I always wound … Continue reading Gift wrap station
Ted took me to see Trans Siberian Orchestra and then Red Lobster today as an early birthday present! It. Was. AWESOME!!! I think this is the start of a new birthday tradition! I told Ted we should go to a concert and then dinner afterward every year for my birthday! It was so much fun!
It's hard to believe that Jake is 12 years old now. He still is my baby. How did he get to be 12? It seems like his homebirth just happened... He's currently into Minecraft, YouTube videos, making funny craft projects, creating his own show (Yellowbross Animations), and drawing anime characters (although he doesn't like to … Continue reading Happy 12th birthday, Jake!
Twenty-four years ago, I was blessed with my oldest son. I have enjoyed watching him grow up over the years into the man he has become, and I am proud to call him my son! He is hardworking, dependable, fiercely loyal, and freaking hilarious! Happy birthday, Teddy! Mama loves ya!