Archive for May, 2010

Monday, May 31st, 2010

memorial day

The Memorial Day holiday never really meant much to me while growing up other than that it was a Monday off from school or work. However, sending Mike off to Iraq to serve his country made me take a much closer look at the occasion. Many wives never see their husbands return from their military […]

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

butterfly graduation

Another preschool year has come to a close for Mimi, but her days as a preschooler have come to an end. She will be heading off to kindergarten next year and will ride the bus to school just like Annie has been doing for the past 2 years. It’s hard to believe that I now […]

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

on the move

After a lot of reverse scooting, rolling, or just plain giving up, Violet has finally started crawling on all fours. She still needs a lot of practice, but I think Violet will be getting speeding tickets by the end of the week. As long as there are pieces of paper or microscopic specs to pick […]

Monday, May 24th, 2010

first bike ride

Finally! We had an awesome weekend full of SUN and WARMTH. The girls spent just about every waking moment outside with friends, and Mike was happy to just tinker with the garden all weekend. As a way to take advantage of the nice weather (especially before it disappears again) we went on a family bike […]

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

more ruffles

I don’t know if it’s the nicer weather or what, but I have been full of enough energy and inspiration lately to dust off the sewing machine and get some projects going again. The ruffly leggings are really a new favorite of mine, so I made some more. This time the fabric choice made the […]