First day of nursery school

A's first day of preschool was on Friday.  Do you think she was a little excited? Yes, that was mid-jump.  She's been home with me ever since she was born so I was a little worried about how her first morning would go, but she went right in and made herself at home as soon as we arrived.  It definitely helped that her nursery school is at  A Gym Tale, where we have taken many classes and had lots of fun over the last year and a half!  Knowing the teacher and territory certainly helped A feel Read more [...]

What’s for breakfast – Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

A friend gave me this recipe and it's great at breakfast or as a snack.  I added some chocolate chips which probably decreases the health factor but they are so good that I think it's worth it!  The recipe makes 12 regular muffins. PUMPKIN MUFFINS Ingredients 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1 large egg 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1.25 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 cup pure pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling) 1/2 cup buttermilk Read more [...]

Pretty as a princess for Halloween this year!

Rarely a day goes by in our house without a few dress up games being played, so it's no surprise to me that A is already excited for Halloween!  There are so many possibilities for girls costumes now: superheroes, animals, fairies, and of course, princesses. Whenever we have a play date, inevitibly the girls dress up in the fairy and princess dresses that we have, so it was no surprise to me that A chose a beautiful golden princess costume.  The dress is long and sparkly and has a little Read more [...]

Disney’s latest Special Editions are on BluRay!

We're big Disney fans, and I'm always keeping my eye out to see what is being released from the vault.  The latest releases include special editions of “Pocahontas” & “Pocahontas II” and “The Aristocats”, and a 35th anniversary release of “The Rescuers” & “The Rescuers Down Under”. Movie synopsis: "In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three kittens.  When her greedy, bumbling butler Read more [...]

The Cottage

We've only been home for a few days and we're already looking forward to next year!  Days full of walks, swimming, boat rides, s'mores...needless to say, plenty of fun was had by all.     Read more [...]

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