Archive for May, 2009


May 9th, 2009

I’m a sucker for novelty and my children moreso, so when I saw these floating around the internets, I knew I was going to end up making them, despite the fact that they look absolutely revolting. This is something the kids can help with, though mine didn’t. I stabbed veggie pup/hotdog pieces with dried pasta, […]

flaming ears of death

May 9th, 2009

You should know, by now, that everything in our house is flaming with habanero infusion. We’re addicts. As I pondered which chili powder to use in the Sunset grilled chili lime corn, I very quickly came to habanero. Why can’t we seed and devein and pulverize them in the mutilator and slather our ears with […]


May 6th, 2009

I stepped out of the bathroom momentarily and returned to find Sylvie shaving Will’s back using a toy razor. Where do they learn these things? Neither their dad nor I have hairy backs. Swear.

hover over this!

May 5th, 2009

It looks like a giant floor polisher…

a willism

May 5th, 2009

Post bath, Will gelled his hair slicking it back Fonzi style, then appeared in the kitchen, pajamas in hand, concerned, “But my pjs are going to mess up the hair!”

when it rains, it pours

May 5th, 2009

Following our streak of hot weather, we’re suffering biblical rains. Some of this has been like Houston humidity; some true rain. Yesterday’s rain brought fetid mud puddles to bathe in. Of course, puddles are straight where the kids headed when we arrived home from school. Initially, the kids were fully clothed in jeans and rain […]

splish splash

May 5th, 2009

Will started swimming lessons, today. He was so excited, he had his goggles on 15 minutes before his group was allowed in the water. Because we were running late, I accidentally got him in the pool with the Level 2 kids (second season swimmers), but he is pretty fearless and was able to quickly catch […]

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