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Spring 2014 Header

Unfortunately the kitchen floor is being ripped up again (as I type this they are banging away and the dog is barking) and not all the cabinets are installed yet so I can not feature the kitchen on the header image this season. Maybe by Spring 2015.

I guess the kids smiley faces will have to do. Thank you Disney Vacation for the rosy cheeks and big smile.



You can find more old headers here. They do not go back to 2006 when we started the blog because we have gone through a few different blog styles since the beginning.

Stop SOPA and PIPA

SOPA would change everything and not in a good way.

If congress passes SOPA and PIPA not only will the big internet companies be affected, our little blog would change too. We couldn’t share videos with you anymore and that is just the tip of the iceberg.

Please take a minute and read this:

Or watch this:


As promised, we are giving a prize to the top commenter. Now this prize has nothing to do with quality and everything to do with quantity. So don’t worry about being insightful when leaving a comment. A smiley face or a quick, “Patrick looks like Trouble with a capital T!” is all you need.

Top Commenter of 2011- Beth!

See. Told you – quantity not quality is the name of the game. Sorry Beth couldn’t resist. We appreciate your comments. We really do.

We appreciate them so much so that…

You win a $20 gift card to Shutterfly! May I suggest a calendar made up of photos of Lucy? Nothing better than a photo of our thyroid challenged mutt to greet you every morning as you check your daily agenda!

As you can see on the right sidebar, the Top Commentator widget has been reset. 2012 is a new year. Beth may have won last year, but as of January 1st the stats were cleared and it is now anyone’s game. Nama is in the lead with one. See… anyone’s game!


It seems I have taken more photos than my laptop is willing to store for me.

I have a camera bursting with loads of Patrick birthday, outside fall fun, Elise looking sweet and pink spray paint photos. Before I can dump those photos, I need to do some major laptop spring fall cleaning.

Be patient. Just like I told Michael and Patrick today after they were bummed about Dad going off too work, “Today is Thursday, tomorrow is Friday and then it is Daddy Play Day. Daddy Play Day is Mommy’s get sh!t done day. You will have pics when the kids get to play with Tim.