Category Archives: the girls

School Picture Day

It’s school picture day! Does anyone else have to have “the talk” with their kids on picture day?  The talk that goes: “If those pictures come back and your hair is different, if your clothes are different or changed, there … Continue reading

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Day by Day, Is It Summer Yet?

This is the first year the girls have waited for the school bus in the morning.  Big Girl car pooled one year, last year I drove them every day.  It’s really more convenient to drive them, the bus comes early … Continue reading

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Homemade Dog Biscuits – Recipe

We did so much baking over the holidays, I was so tired of eating baked goods.  The girls like baking, but they’re tiny and don’t eat much.  We had a Sunday afternoon in front of us with no plans and … Continue reading

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Show your #Disneyside

You may say, “Hey Vanessa, you don’t seem to be a Disney fan, but you’re hosting a Disneyside @ Home Celebration?”  And I’d tell you both of those things are true.  I don’t *dislike* Disney, I like it just fine, but … Continue reading

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Build A Bear

We got the chance to go to Build A Bear right after Christmas for the girls to use some gift cards they had received.  It was our first trip there and use the gift cards, they did! They made good choices and … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce

Well, we made it through NaBloPoMo!!  30 days of posting on my blog – sorry about that.  But I did it, yay!  Do I get a prize?  No?  Well then. We went as a little family last night to opening night … Continue reading

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Run or Dye, Hartford or: Up to My Eyeballs in Tulle

All this made exactly 5 tutus and frankly after that, I am tutu’d out. That’s 2 bolts and 10 rolls for those playing along at home.  They were adorable. The early results confirm this. and we were ready for Run … Continue reading

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Gymnastics Birthday Party – Someone’s 7!

7!!  How did that happen??  Boy, that went by really fast and yet, seems like a lifetime. This Little Girl loves gymnastics, it’s totally her thing.  She spent a couple evenings a week this summer at practice with the “Pre-Team” and … Continue reading

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Cupcake Liner and Clothespin Butterflies

This summer I’ve been doing crafty activities with the girls and calling it Mom’s Crafty Camp.  It’s been pretty easy things – playdoh, painting, sugar cookies…  This week Family Fun Magazine is having “backyard camp week” and has been showing … Continue reading

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Hair wraps

Someone was a little bummed that her sister has a playdate after dance camp today.  She likes the playmate, too and is a little jealous that her built-in playmate will be gone all day.  We put a hair wrap in … Continue reading

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