Thursday, May 30, 2013

Berry Nice

Me: E do you know why I love you?
E: Yes, because God created me berry nice!

I love the way she says berry instead of very.  Not looking forward to the day that changes.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Preschooler No More

Last Wednesday was E's last day of school.  She has had an amazing year of preschool and is beyond excited about going to kindergarten in August.  I have always said I would not be one of those moms who cries on the first day of kindergarten but even now as I type this my eyes are a little misty.
My sweet baby who entered the world a few weeks early and took the world by storm is no longer a baby.  She is a "big, 4 and a half year old" as she will quickly inform you, who is quickly approaching her 5th birthday and the big milestone of kindergarten.

I just want to hug her and kiss her and spend hours rocking her in the rocking chair because before to long she is going to be getting her driver's license!

Saturday, May 25, 2013

No Need for Exercise

This morning while talking with E, I mentioned being physically fit.  E responded, "I'm physically fit.  All my bones fit in my body."  Right you are my girl!  I like your definition of being physically fit.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


E keeps me on my toes.  She is constantly saying something that makes me want to bust a gut.  In the past few days she has said some really funny stuff. 

The other day I took E to Dunkin to get some donuts.  As we were driving one of my favorite songs came on the radio, Good Morning by Mandisa.  E and I both started dancing.  While we were in the drive thru line I continued to dance and E says as serious as can be, "Mama, if you keep dancing like that your head is going to fall off and roll out the window." 

Fast-forward a few days...I was looking at a Dove chocolate catalog and E walked up.  She said "if you are talking about sweets, now you are talking my love language."

This kid cracks me up!

Friday, March 29, 2013

Easter Egg Fun

We used Kool Aid to dye our Easter eggs this year.  We had fun watching the eggs change color and another plus of using the sugary drink to dye the eggs is that they smelled wonderful.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Winter Wonderland

I am not a big fan of cold weather or snow, especially when it comes to winter clothing.  Gloves, coats, hats, snow boots, etc. make everyday tasks more difficult than they already are.  However, I must admit the snow creates a beautiful winter wonderland.  Yesterday and today I tried to capture just a little bit of the beauty.  Photos hardly do it justice. 

Nature Preserve near our home

Dock in the frozen lake


Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A Morning in Mostly Pictures

This blog is often neglected as I try and keep up with a very active four year old, adoption paperwork, and keeping my house from being in shambles.  However, I am not entirely ready to part with this blog since it has been the story of our lives for the past 8 years. 

Saturday, Daniel was gone to a conference and E and I were home trying to keep ourselves busy.  I decided to take pictures throughout the morning to  document our day.

 This little girl loves her some pink and princesses
A special breakfast of pancakes with M&M's and sprinkles     
Sledding in the freshly fallen snow
Snow bunny

Hot cocoa with marshmallows to warm up
Journal time

E loves to put the dishes away

Working on school valentine's day cards

Another trip outside to play in the snow