Parties

Happy 3rd Birthday Clare Bear!

Oh my sweet, lovable, funny, easygoing, ray of sunshine Clare Bear…how did you get so big, so fast?  There are really so many things to love about you.  How do I count the ways? You giggle at lots of things.  You are easily amused.  Easily entertained.  You yell out “no” louder than anybody I’ve ever…

Read More

Mother-Daughter Brunch

What a fun morning.  Being five is fabulous. This year, we decided to go small for Anna-Laura’s birthday and do something a little different.  We opted for a mother-daughter brunch at a local fav, Kerbey Lane Cafe.  Yumola.  Both grandmothers were able to come, which I considered a true blessing.  We had an aunt in Dallas…

Read More

Looks like a Par-tay!

Oh indeed it was.  We had 20 – yes twenty – third grade boys here for Will’s birthday party.  Truly, the Games2U trailer kept them occupied, quiet and sharing for a full hour and a half.  Pandemonium didn’t strike until we brought out the cake.  Go figure. I think this idea is brilliant.  You don’t…

Read More

Calling all superheros!

Oh finally – the birthday boy got his party!! If you’ll recall, John Paul’s BIG day was put on the backburner due to Luke’s unexpected hospital stay and a nasty case of strep throat inflicted upon the birthday boy himself. Ick and Ick. We went small this year (hoo-rah for that brilliant idea) and for…

Read More

Birthday Girl!!

And just that fast, we zoomed from 1 to 2. In the throws of parenthood, it’s often said that the days are long, but the years are short. Whoever said that, a thousand AMENs! Last night we celebrated Clare’s 2nd birthday (although the official day is today!), just a few weeks after moving into the…

Read More