Wednesday, February 24, 2010

for jill...

...who made a request.

31 weeks

If you ask me, there's not much difference between the above photo and this one from my pregnancy with Anna five weeks later...

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

recipe for survival: take two

Make pancakes. Include:
  • eggs
  • light vanilla yogurt
  • vanilla yogurt
  • milk
  • heavy whipping cream
  • sour cream
  • pureed carrots
  • applesauce
  • whole wheat flour
  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • ground flax seed
  • cinnamon
  • ground ginger
  • pumpkin pie spice
Yields: many yummy pancakes, two happy girls, and one refrigerator, deliciously bare of mostly empty containers.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

singing a song is fun to do

Much to our delight, Anna loves to sing songs. She has become particularly good at Twinkle Twinkle Little Star which is what I was trying to capture on these videos. As usual, she was being less than cooperative for the camera. But she was still cute. So here you go.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

happy to you

That's how Anna sings the Happy Birthday song, which we got to do last week at Brooklyn and Katelynn's second birthday party. Laurie did a fantastic job with cute felt garlands, a polka dot cake, fun favors, and delicious kid-friendly food. She is one of the most talented women I know!

I just thought Anna looked so cute in her party dress that I had to share a few pictures. Thanks for the great find, Mom!

I love this little girl's hair!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

recipe for survival

How to survive two weeks as a pregnant, single parent
in five easy steps

1. Bake a triple chocolate cheesecake

2. Use leftover cream from ganache to make whipped cream

3. Combine

4. Savor while the baby's napping

5. Repeat Step 4 as often as needed

PS--Sam is home now and let me tell you that this is even better with your sweetheart across the table from you