Archive | July, 2009

Meeting Ladybird at the Supermarket

I went to the grocery store Friday afternoon with my sister while the girls were napping. (Dom had the day off.) I desperately needed groceries before the weekend but for one reason or another had been putting off the shopping. (yeah maybe it’s that last stretch of pregnancy when I just feel huge and achy […]

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Happy Independence Day!

We spent the greater part of the day poolside at Dom’s brother’s house. About 9 or 10 families were there, dozens of kids. Hot dogs and sausages on the grill, watermelon, pasta salad, chocolate chip cookies, popsicles, etc. Nothing amazing, no special red white and blue desserts or anything; but it was a perfect day. […]

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Have You Met Auntie Leila Yet?

No? Well, you really should. Let me do the honors. She blogs with her daughters at Like Mother, Like Daughter. Well, actually her daughters are listed as contributors; but it’s mainly Leila who writes. And that’s fine because she is funny and wise and takes great pictures. My sister-in-law, who homeschools but seldom reads blogs, […]

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More Nesting: Free Furniture!

If you follow this blog at all you know I’ve been in the throes of nesting mania in the past weeks. Organizing, cleaning, decluttering, getting ready for Baby Benedict’s arrival. Part of that has manifested itself in an increasing dissatisfaction with some of the makeshift furniture we’ve been dealing with since we’ve been married. I […]

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