Teddy, you're 26 years old today. I don't know where the years have gone; it feels like they flew by. I'm pretty sure that yesterday you were running away to Gramma Izzie's house down the hill and smashing into Janeesa's dollhouse of Barbies with your Godzilla action figure and sitting on the counter, eating sugar … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!
I wouldn't want to spend this quarantine with anyone else! I hope you had a great birthday! I love you!!! It's truly hilarious that your favorite birthday gift is the Talking Pickle Rick!! Triple berry cobbler for your birthday, Ted
I love you! I'm glad I got you as my father! Once this shutdown is lifted, we will have a huge party for all the birthdays, Easter, Mothers' Day, and anything else we've missed out on due to COVID-19! Promise! My favorite photo of my Dad ever - feeding sourdough pretzel sticks to Beef in … Continue reading Happy birthday, Dad!
Smidge turned 13 years old and got a haircut!
You are my first born child, and you've been a fiercely independent whirlwind from the day you were born 29 years ago. I can't believe you're 29. It doesn't seem possible. You've always been one to make things go the way you want, my wild child. I hope this year is everything you want it … Continue reading Happy birthday, Janeesa!
Sahara Reign, 20 years old Twenty years ago, I gave birth to a little girl with a full head of jet black hair (seriously! she wore pigtails the first week she was born!). Now she's rolling into the 20s as a 20 year old. I can't believe that little baby turned 20 years old in … Continue reading Happy 20th birthday, Sahara!
Thirteen years ago, my youngest was born upstairs in our bathroom. He has filled my life with funny jokes and hugs and always brutally honest truths about any and everything. He currently loves riddles, jokes, Sparta remixes, and YouTube videos. Jake - 13 years old He created his own YouTube channel (Yellowbross Productions), and he … Continue reading Happy 13th birthday, Jake!
Our oldest son is 25 years old today. He has a wonderful life, is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have a cat and two ferrets. Sahara, Ted, Jake (holding Janeesa's picture), Teddy, and me He started a new job yesterday, and we loved hearing all about it. He's hilarious and dependable and … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!
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!