• Santa believes in bribes.

    December 5, 2011

    While on base this weekend, we saw children having their pictures taken with Santa. Sam and I decided we’d have Bella do it right then, and I began to excitedly tell her, “Look! Santa! Yay!” Because I knew. I knew she wasn’t going to like him. And I was right. She had a DEATH grip…

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  • Welcoming Oreck to the blog!

    November 30, 2011

    I’m just so excited to introduce the newest blog sponsor, Oreck. It’s probably no surprise that I’m thrilled to have them because they fit right in here – with me being one of those clean freak moms and all. After receiving and giving away one of their Forever Series Gold vacuums this fall, I’m a…

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  • Thanksgiving for two. And a half.

    November 23, 2011

    This year, we’re doing our own holiday stuff. We decided it was too far to drive home, too expensive to fly and rent a car, so we’re staying here in El Paso for Christmas and Thanksgiving. And while I’m sad we’ll miss our families and being in Colorado, part of me is really excited to…

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  • Oh hai. I’ve been doing birthday stuff.

    November 14, 2011

    I didn’t forget that I’m on day 14 of NaBloPoMo. We’ve just had the most jam packed day with celebrating Bella’s birthday (it’s tomorrow but Sam will be gone). Tomorrow we head out with my girlfriend here and her kiddos to go to the zoo for the morning. It’s hard to believe that 2 years…

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