Wednesday, September 4, 2013


Gracie: "Mommy, I'm just so excited!"

Me: "Why, Gracie-Lu?"
Gracie (bouncing up and down): "Because tomorrow, I turn 6!"
Me: "That's right! Tonight is your last night being 5!"
Gracie: "And tomorrow, I get to wear a crown because I'm turning 6 and you are going to bring a cake to school for my friends, and Mrs. Averion is going to make you kiss my cheek and freeze so that she can take our picture."
*Punctuated by a bounce and a back leg kick.*
Gracie: "But the best thing, Mommy..."
Me: "What is it, Gracie?"
Gracie (bouncing like crazy): "It is going to be my birthday ALL DAY LONG!"

Monday, September 2, 2013

Yogurt with Mom

My children don't like ice cream. They would rather have ICEEs or frozen yogurt. Their favorite frozen yogurt is at Menchie's. They will beg to go.
Yesterday, Daddy went to a party and they convinced me to take them. We had so much fun! The hardest part is letting them be independent with making their own yogurt. There are so many things that can go wrong with toppings and frozen yogurt. So many things. 
The good news is that they are so proud of themselves when they put their cups on the scale. Little accomplishments like that go a long way.

Happy 10th Birthday!

There's nothing better than bringing cupcakes and having free dress on your 10th birthday! These two were so excited that they kept r...