Mommy & Will lunch date: I told Will I would take him wherever he wanted to go for lunch. His choice? “The blue place!” (aka Culver’s). Give this kid a grilled cheese and an ice cream, and his day is made!
While we were eating dinner last night, Will started talking excitedly about Christmas and Santa Claus. As he was talking about Santa making a visit to our house, he asked me, "Mommy, what gift should we get for Santa?" I then explained that we leave out cookies and milk for Santa. Will then replied, "He … Continue reading #119 Sandwich for Santa.
I wrote about the handkerchief that was special ordered for my brother's wedding, and I now finally have a picture to share. Words cannot express how thankful I am for this beautiful handkerchief. I know this was not an easy undertaking, especially on such short notice, but the quality and the special care that was … Continue reading #106 Sincere Thanks.
My uncle is a great guy. My brother and I always considered him our favorite uncle growing up, and after today he has solidified his rank as favorite in Will's mind, too. He is an outdoorsman, and loves sharing his love of the outdoors with his family. He had made all kinds of plans for … Continue reading #97 A Little Boy’s Dream.
4th of July in our neighborhood looks like quintessential small-town American living. I absolutely love this holiday, and the party that our neighborhood throws is something that I look forward to every summer. The neighborhood organizes a parade in which the local firemen drive their fire truck through the neighborhood. The kids then follow the … Continue reading #49 Captain America’s Birthday.
My husband is a bad ass. I offhandedly mentioned a few years ago that our backyard is the perfect setup to create a movie screen with a projector so we could watch movies outside. We have two large oak trees in our backyard, and I thought it would be the perfect place to hang a … Continue reading #21 Friday Night Movie.
This morning, Will ran into our bedroom and began singing “Happy Birthday to Mommy”, grinning from ear to ear. I only wish I could have taped his sweet little voice singing that song. He then asked if he could come to my party that day, and if there was going to be cake. That boy … Continue reading #9 Birthday.