Happy 47th birthday to the love of my life, Ted. I hope you have the best year of your life this year!
Happy 27th birthday to my oldest child, Janeesa! I love you! I am so proud of the woman you've become. I hope this year brings you many wonderful wanderings and many beautiful memories.
Happy birthday, Gramma Izzie! Here she is in her faux fur reversible coat that she got for Christmas (she loves this coat)!
Sahara, you are my funny, brilliant, musical girl, and remember that no matter how old you are, you'll always be my baby. How did you grow up so fast? I swear that it feels like just yesterday that I was buying all that crappy gift wrap from your first grade fundraiser flyer so you could … Continue reading Happy 18th birthday, Sahara!
Eleven years ago in the upstairs bathroom, Jake was born. My life has never been the same since #4 arrived! Jake, just minutes after his homebirth He's one of the sweetest kids around, and as he gets older each year, I'm noticing that ornery streak coming out in him just like his Dad Ted, sisters … Continue reading Happy 11th birthday, Jake!
Ted's mom, Billie, turned 68 today. She ran over for a visit and to drop off egg cartons and coupons to me. While she was here, Jake decided she couldn't have a birthday without birthday cake, so he decided to make her a cake. He was naming random ingredients, so I told him to look … Continue reading Jake bakes a cake for Grandma Billie
My oldest son is 23 today. It's hard to believe he's so grown up, but he is. He graduated college and married his high school sweetheart. He got a job and works hard. He's a funny guy and has his Dad's wicked sense of humor. He has us rolling with laughter at all family functions. … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!