We cherish too, the Poppy red That grows on fields where valor led, It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies… – Moina Michael On this Memorial Day, we honor and remember the brave men and women – the soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and coast guardsmen – who have died […]
Archives for May 2010
Chuggington party!! [ideas on throwing your own]
A couple of weeks ago we hosted a Chuggington-themed party for a bunch of Maya and Maura’s friends. We played games, had snacks, and watched a special episode of Chuggington (the one airing tomorrow!) Hopefully these ideas will help you throw a traintastic Chuggington party for your kids! Chuggington Party Games Chugga, Chugga, Choo, Choo!: […]
Congrats to the graduate!
Almost forgot today is Wednesday! This is my little sis. She just graduated last weekend!
Our Backyard Discovery playset – random thoughts!
Several people have wanted to come see our playset, because they say they’ve never seen one of these in person. Are you sure about that? Sometimes stores, like Sam’s Club and Costco, have them on display. And just walking around my neighborhood I’ve seen two other swingsets from the same company. What may confuse you […]
Why grandpas die, mommy?
That’s what Maura asked me tonight. Grandpa’s funeral was a week ago, and she hasn’t talked about it, so I was caught a little off guard by her question. At the funeral home last weekend, she was surprisingly well-behaved and asked repeatedly if we could go up and approach the coffin. Grandpa looked so peaceful, […]
Uncle Ben’s new Whole Grain White Rice
Maya, my 5-year-old, loves plain white rice. Ask her what her favorite restaurants are, and she’ll most likely say the Thai place down the street, Raaga, an Indian Restaurant, or Layalina, a Lebanese restaurant. Why? Because they all serve white rice with basically every entrée! I don’t really understand it, as I find plain white […]