Monthly Archives: July 2012

Saturday Finds

Last Saturday, Shannon and I had the BEST LUCK EVER at yard sales and, strangely, it was almost all vintage stuff — that hasn’t happened in a while. I’ve been buying mostly things for the babies these days. (We went yard saling while in Fayetteville during this last visit and my niece Alex bitterly said, […]

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Kohl’s Children’s Museum Visit

A Friday or two ago, the babies and I met my good friend Lisa and her adorable daughters at Glenview’s Kohl Children’s Museum. Did we have a good time? Well, let me just say that despite the fact that Jack got carsick, necessitating a stop at Wal-Mart along the way for a new change of […]

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Wonder Twin Powers, Activate.

Jack kind of lost interest in the superhero capes, but Emme recently became obsessed with them. Every time she sees a cape, she thrusts it at me, jib-jabbering in her gibberish talk (no words yet! not worrying! no, not me!) and stamping her little foot to have it velcroed around her neck. The funny thing […]

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Grandma’s Visit.

I would like to announce that my mom wins the 2012 Bravest Woman Alive Award. She drove back from Arkansas to Chicago with the babies and me (Justin flew back early to get back to work). Folks, never in a million years would I volunteer for such a task were these children not biologically attached […]

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Our Little Vacation, Part II: Little Rock

The only place hotter than Fayetteville two weeks ago was Little Rock. So, naturally, we packed up our rag-tag car of misfits and headed down there for a visit with the Hightower grandparents. Helping us to beat the heat was Grandpa, who purchased not one but two fun-in-the-sun waterlicious toys for us to play with, […]

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