As we set out on the adventure of parenting, we realize that there are many things we wish we’d known before. This first installment includes a few tidbits to keep in mind as you care for your new baby. 1. When your baby is small, and the diaper slightly big, ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS do up … Read moreA Guide for New Parents by New Parents . . . a work in progress Vol. 1
Okay, so I know I haven’t been much of a blogger of late. Partly because I forgot my login (something you should never change while under the influence of baby brain) and partly because I just forgot (a common thing of late). Anyhow, I am writing today to support a great cause. A cause that … Read moreKeep Hope Alive
Get on the ground and roll around. Do the potato dance. It’s amazing what boredom will make you do. Out of desperation we decided to attempt to add excitement and wonder to our rather dull day by driving to the enchanting Gem state. For those of you who do not know, or can not read … Read moreIdaho, a Gem of a Journey
If you are pregnant and just starting to show, and your co-worker comes up to you patting her gut and says “you’re almost as big as me now,” the incorrect response is “I’m getting there.”
A comprehensive look into a disconcerting phenomenon by Snow White and the Seven Samurai Gee, Brain! What are we going to do tonight? Since the inception of “Animaniacs” in 1993, “Pinky and the Brain” (P&B) has become one of America’s most iconic animated comedies. It has been said that these two mice even rival the greatness … Read moreThe Pinky and the Brain Cloud
We are blog slackers. Sorry. But I just gave you one more thing to be thankful for. This post. For one day every year the people of our nation are thankful. What are they thankful for? I’m sure that varies. We celebrate being thankful by stressing out our parents and stuffing ourselves full of wonderful food. Perhaps we are … Read moreThankfulness and Stuff.
A couple years ago, we were hanging out with some of our friends when we were introduced to a game called “Settlers” (or “Settlers of Catan”). Needless to say, we got hooked. After holding out for a while, we reluctantly forked out the $40 for the game. All was well. We played it with friends, … Read moreThe Unsettling Settlers
Shortly after moving here, the community thought it would be nice to welcome us with a little taste of home. Of course, being surrounded by sheep in a traffic jam is not quite the same as being surrounded by other cars. Nevertheless, the effort was greatly appreciated. I can’t believe it’s been a year this … Read moreBaaaaaaaaad Traffic
I am not at all opposed to Karaoke. Okay, I only like it in small groups where nobody else is any good, but I have to say that this completely caught my attention. http://www.fandango.com/mammamiasingalongedition_118408/movieoverview Yes, that’s right. Mamma Mia Sing Along Edition. I guess the only difference is that the audience is actually SUPPOSED to sing along … Read moreMovie + Karaoke = . . .
The demolition derby rolled over several cars and right into town last weekend. We have heard from several reliable sources that it is quite the experience. Nate had a big city brother staying with us and we were all incredibly excited to go, that is until we saw the ticket price. $10. Ten bucks to hang out with your … Read moreFinding Your Inner Red Neck . . . at a Price