Monthly Archives: November 2007

So Quiet. Or Where’s Grace?

When Andra started kindergarten and the kids were at different schools, we split car duties and I picked up Andra and Phil picked up Grace.  Thus started “Drive Time”.  Every day when Phil picked Grace up she would talk non … Continue reading

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Tradition of Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving day this year was a little non-traditional.  We had no family over.  We ate steak.  We sat in the hot tub.  All in all, it was a beautiful day.To make up for the lack of traditional activities on Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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2. Two.

Tonight, as we wanted to run songs on the jukebox at Waffle House, I had to borrow money from Grace for the second time this week.  Responsible parenting at its finest.And yes, you heard me right, we had dinner at Waffle … Continue reading

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Jenine’s Holiday Picks

As a public service, and because according to a recent article about blogging, I am so vain and narcisstic that I think you all care what I have say (and if you believe in everything you read – contributing to … Continue reading

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Thank Heaven for Online Shopping

We have totally worn ourselves out this weekend.  The girls and I cleaned and decorated and crafted with purpose.  Phil is hunting.We cleaned front and back porches, rearranged the outdoor furniture and dusted the taxidermy (a really irritating and dusty … Continue reading

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She’s New Again

 

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Why Grace Can’t Clean Her Room

Tonight I tried something new.  I try all kinds of things to encourage Grace to clean her room – everything from requests, to demands to outright bribes.  We have the “superfast cleanup” program, where you have a timed event and … Continue reading

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