The Lu loves art. Always has. She and I recently discovered an artist on Instagram that we both love. Javier Perez, known on Instagram as cintascotch, takes everyday objects and adds quirky illustrations that just make you smile. Last week … Continue reading →
I asked The Lu to write out a Christmas list last night.
I was slightly alarmed that my 9 year old wanted “a man” for Christmas. When I asked why she felt she needed a man she said, “You know…to be my bodyguard. And stand in the lunch line at school for me. Have you seen how long that line is?”
For some reason that doesn’t sound quite as harsh as nine years. How on earth has it been nine years since our baby was born? We’ve spent the last 3,285 days in awe of this little life we created. She … Continue reading →
We’re all about the last-minute random road trip and this one took us to The Windy City. Mapping the route. Somewhere outside of St. Louis. Rolling in to Chi-Town. First food stop – The Original Gino’s East. The neat-freak in … Continue reading →
The toddler who once showed me her latest drawing and told me she was an “artner” melted my heart again this week. The Lu came home from school on Wednesday and asked if she could take “private art lessons”. Before … Continue reading →
We had a beautiful snow on New Year’s Eve and we spent a lot of time outside playing and building a snowgirl – a snowGirl on the Run, to be exact.
Poor Frankie’s legs are so short that his identification tag drug across the top of the snow and collected a little snowball. #dachshundproblems
As the snow melted a few days later our snowgirl looked like she was rockin’ the gangsta lean.