Monthly Archives: May 2012

I [heart] links: Etsy edition.

For all of you Star Wars fans.  That would actually be really cute for a birthday party. Honestly, there aren’t enough walls in my house for all of the decals I see on Etsy that I want. This shop is particularly lovely. THESE SHOES ARE RIDICULOUS. Wee little bow ties! I know a smart-dressed young man […]

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The dog days are upon us.

It was ninety degrees this weekend. Ninety degrees! In May! In Chicago! This, my friends, does not bode well for our June, July, and August. Those of us without central air are quaking in fear. Since we don’t have the window units in yet — after all, we live in Chicago, and we could still […]

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How to grow a happy girl.

(Linking up with PaperMama’s Photo Challenge — this week, the topic is “pink.” This is definitely one of my favorite pink photos. You should go post a photo! Go! What are you waiting for??) Ugh. I am so fat. So fat fat fat fat fat. I had cake this morning for breakfast (I made myself […]

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What a loverly Mother’s Day.

Justin let me sleep not ONLY on Saturday but on Sunday too in honor of Mother’s Day. I suppose he’s expecting the same treatment on Father’s Day weekend. Harumph. There followed a nice leisurely day where I managed to get some cooking for the babies done AND went to the park with these wild animals […]

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Jack, give mommy a kiss. For the love of God.

When it comes to the actual reality of having kids, there are many things that were completely unexpected for me. My constant fear that they will choke on apples, for example. Their unrelenting desire to empty their dresser drawers of every item of clean clothing. The surprise of how hard a one-year-old can bite. But […]

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