She certainly looks happy, doesn't she? That's because she's learned to ride a two-wheel bike! She actually has a larger bike, but it still has the training wheels on it. This one is a good size because she can catch herself if she's off balance before crashing and burning on the pavement. The hardest part … Continue reading Happy Tuesday: Twix style!
Last weekend, the grand girls stayed with us while Mama and Dad made their way to an out-of-town concert. The sledding in yesterday's post was part of our activities. Another favorite at our house is having hot chocolate with LOADS of marshmallows. Twix, who is almost six, decided she wanted one of the novelty marshmallows … Continue reading The technology generation
I believe as we get older, we lose our childhood ability to experience spontaneous joy. While many of us love to see snow with all its glistening beauty...we love it mainly from inside a warm home drinking hot chocolate and wearing fuzzy slippers. Especially when the temps are sub-freezing. However, there are times when a … Continue reading Spontaneous childhood joy
Every year I try and take some pics of the grand girls in Santa hats during the Christmas season. You would think this project would get easier as they get older (more cooperative?).....but that is not necessarily the case. This year I made a tactical error and tried to do this after an afternoon of … Continue reading Awwww Monday: Santa’s elves
How close to the moon does the tooth fairy soar with her arms so full she can hold no more? Could the tiny bright stars that hang in the sky be the teeth that fell down as she flew by? ― Denise Barry , What Does the Tooth Fairy Do with Our Teeth? Playing along … Continue reading Twix Lost Her First Tooth!
About a year ago I offered to take newborn photos of my BFF's first grand girl. The hospital's photographer didn't do a very good job and the new Mama was upset. Little did I realize I would completely fall in love with capturing this sweet girl's first year of life. Family photographs are so important. … Continue reading Sweet cherished memories
Grandmothers are just antique little girls. ~Author unknown Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ~Author unknown Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. ~Doug Larson I don’t intentionally spoil my grandkids. It’s just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left. ~Gene Perret When Twix asked … Continue reading Scrunching and Bunching