Curly Sue

Friday afternoon presented us with a couple hours of summer sunlight to squander before we would head to the fairgrounds for a community … [Read more...]

Smoothie Pops

We love making smoothies, and enjoy any leftovers as smoothie pops even more. Our standard recipe is 12-16 oz. yogurt, one or two bananas, … [Read more...]

Soupe du jour

Warning: Gross words and pictures follow.  Amy, please do not read this in any public or enclosed places! On Monday morning, the kids … [Read more...]

4th of July Fun

We started our 4th of July fun by taking in a Cedar Rapids Kernel's game on Saturday night.  They won big, and we spent more money in food … [Read more...]

UNI Fight!

Emma is excited because the University of Northern Iowa plays in the Sweet Sixteen tonight. This is exciting because 1) her aunt goes to … [Read more...]

Eggs, over easy

Emma was a bit excited before preschool this morning, and had to finish part of her breakfast in the car. More on why she was excited … [Read more...]

sugar high

About 30 minutes into Aedan's naptime, I heard strange creaking noises followed by a THUD coming from his room. When I opened his door, I … [Read more...]

when the mommy is sick

From the hours of 5:30 - 9:00 AM yesterday , I ran my household from the couch. I am sick. I never get sick.  I take my multi-vitamin, … [Read more...]

going postal

Our mailbox disappeared last week.  I'm sure it had something to do with the shifting base of mud and sand from the spring thaw, the number … [Read more...]

There was a Little Girl…

...Who had a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead. And when she was good She was very, very good But when she was bad She was … [Read more...]