Author: Aimee

Surprise Party

Last night we attended a surprise party for our good friend Jenny, as thrown by her husband Jeff. The party was very fun and it was neat to meet Jenny & Jeff's friends.However, it came so close to not coming together for many reasons, the…

In the Home Stretch

I have a bad habit of overscheduling myself and this week was a killer.Mon: babysittingTues: massageWed: evening playdateThurs: quick pit stop at the pottery studio and then a work dinnerFri: party (more on that later)Sat: workout, set up Declan's new bed, dinner with best friendsSun:…

Meat & Potatoes Kind of Girl

I am pretty Plain Jane when it comes to food. Good German girl in that respect. Meat and potatoes, etc. My business partner always teases me that I think ketchup is spicy (she's right). But sometimes I will be at a restaurant, see something adventurous…

Old Soul

This morning, as I was dropping Declan at school, I ran into a good friend in the parking lot. I was holding Dex in my arms and she was telling me about something bad going on in her personal life. Normally, Declan would have interupted…

Guten Morgen

A: "Guten Morgen."B: "Guten Morgen, mein liebchen." (pronouncing it "lib-schen")B: (pause) - "or is it leeeb-shen?"A: "yeah, leeeb-shen."B: "I probably just called you a salamander."

Playdate

Declan rarely has playdates - mainly because life is too crazy for us and our friends. But we made an effort tonight - and as these things always are, it was fun. It's great that Declan is finally at the age where he will go…

Future Picasso

Ok, so if you can't brag on your own blog, where can you brag? Check out Declan's tracing of his name and his interpretive drawings below. I like to call the big guy "Loopy Face With A Pipe" (we'll get into tobacco prevention later) and…

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