Monthly Archives: December 2013

December iPhone Pics

These adorable cats are courtesy of Sweetie.  And Baby Dragon drew that hilarious picture of Handsome Husband and I.  IView full post »

At Grandma L and Grandpa J’s

After Great Wolf Lodge we went to spend a night at Handsome Husband’s parents’ house.  Handsome HusbandView full post »

GWL: Day Two

After a night of sleep in our hotel beds (you know you’re getting old when you miss your bed!), we were back atView full post »

Surprise! Great Wolf Lodge!

After opening presents we told the kids to get in the car and we drove them to a surprise place.  The Great Wolf Lodge!View full post »

Christmas Morning

Santa came and left some fun presents.  Baby Dragon says she heard some sleigh bells at last night.  She tried to sneakView full post »

Christmas Eve 2013

I love spending Christmas Eve at my Grandma’s house.  We normally have a traditional Christmas eve dinner.  IView full post »


We are trying to be consistent with requiring chores in our house.  Handsome Husband is MUCH better at getting the kidsView full post »

Christmas Tradition: Sugar Cookies

The kids and I made our traditional sugar cookies.  This is just a must-do with little kids at ChristmasView full post »

Captain Adorable’s Christmas Program

I love that Captain Adorable’s preschool does a Christmas program.  Captain Adorable was a wise man and he wasView full post »


As soon as we got home from her birthday party, Baby Dragon opened her “Sew Cool” sewing machine.  It sewsView full post »

Baby Dragon’s Skating Birthday Party

Katie used to be called Baby Dragon when I first started my blog.  I changed it a couple of times as she grew up, butView full post »

Christmas Boat Date

Handsome Husband’s work Christmas party was in downtown Portland at McCormick and Schmick’s on theView full post »

Mr. Mikey Snowman Poppy Returns

Our Elf on the Shelf, Mr. Mikey Snowman Poppy, returned just after Thanksgiving and has been traveling around the houseView full post »


Grandma J was kind enough to send us a craft project to keep the kids entertained one Saturday afternoon.  It is aView full post »


We had a leeeetle bit of snow.  It wasn’t enough to cancel school.  While the girls were gone and I was stillView full post »

Gingerbread Houses

We had a gingerbread house village kit.  Everyone got their own little house.  There Katie is sticking her tongue outView full post »

O Christmas Tree

We are not a “real tree” family.  It is practically sacrilege to admit this in the Northwest where we areView full post »

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