Yearly Archives: 2008

First haircut

I tend to wait too long to get my kids haircut.  I kinda like the long and shaggy look. I fear the crying and carrying on that can happen in a salon situation (which is why i cut ben's hair for a couple of years.) I just really don't find it high on my list […]

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Holiday card rundown

I love getting holiday cards! I like looking forward to getting the mail each day. I love seeing the pictures and reading the letters. I have have not gotten our holiday card out before Christmas for years now (but honestly who cares anyway) and I have enjoyed picking the design. I am so pleased that […]

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Tree huntin’

Despite what seems like it was going to be prohibitively cold weather, we took off with our friends to hunt for a tree today. Dug and Liv recommended a place in Waunakee this year and after a couple of years of less than stellar luck cutting our own tree at our old standby we made […]

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Welcome december!

Ben has been watching with great anticipation the amount of snow on the ground. "I think that there is almost enough snow to go sledding….When do you think that there will be enough snow to go sledding? If it keeps snowing for two more days,  there will be enough snow to go sledding…." So you […]

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a bit of everything

Thanksgiving weekend was a jam packed weekend of all sorts of fun stuff. The greatest part was that there was a little bit of everything….  - a bit of work – I had a photo shoot in Milwaukee on Friday and at home we cleaned out the garage and brought in the sand toys on […]

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I knew this would happen….

for weeks now I have been looking out the window into the yard and saying to myself. "We should really clean up the yard for winter". But then it would be nice enough and Nora and I would go outside and I would pat myself on the back for being lazy. Even last week Ben […]

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Ben’s first piano recital

Ben has been taking Suzuki piano lessons at the Monroe Street Fine Arts Center for a little while now. He had his first recital this weekend and he had a very large cheering section for his very short piece. He seemed a bit nervous but seemed to enjoy the process. Reading the program  before the […]

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The best thing you can do with squash

Even though it has seemed more like spring than fall the last few days, sunday afternoon Josh took some of our bountiful Harmony Valley CSA squash and made it into one of my favorite soups ever. I love this soup, really, really love this soup. Josh made a triple batch so we could freeze some […]

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from carving to costumes

Here is a quick rundown of our Halloween happenings … Last weekend after we took Ben to see the Gruffalo (which was really quite good), we picked up some beautiful pumpkins from Brennan's. In the past we have always gone to a farm to pick our own but this year we went apple picking earlier […]

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These are not Halloween pictures!

I bet you were expecting cute pictures of kids in costumes for Halloween. You may get some of those but not today. Today, I bring you pictures from my cousin's wedding. You see she got married at the end of July. It was a pretty busy time for us as we were about to move […]

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