a $400 Christmas GIVEAWAY!

this is big. i got invited to a pretty stellar group of bloggers to bring you this giveaway. next to these big dog blogs, i feel pretty darn small. but i have to say, that meeting new people, networking, and building each other up, is one of the many reasons i love this blog world. […] Read more…

a big red christmas

christmas eve:begin with fotos,mix in some food and family and singing,and end at the movies. {turns out 7:30 on christmas eve is a great time to go see a movie.}and yes, sherlock {the second} is a good one. and yes, if i have a sitter and a few hours,i will almost always utilize that time […] Read more…

christmas eve eve {a change will do you good}

our family dynamic has changed quite a bit over a short period of time.more people, more kids = less time together. to maximize our moffat time, we had our christmas eveon christmas eve eve. phase 1: fun we split up into teamscame up with a christmas tune,and with access to cereal and other fine gems,created […] Read more…

a mother’s first christmas

it would almost be silly to say this is B’s first christmas. he wont remember the fuss we all made to ensureeverything was just right.the stress of packing and the long long drive from here to there. he wont remember how many smiles his little crinkle noseincited in just one week. how much it meant […] Read more…

on traditions

this year traditions are transient on all sides of christmas for our families. we are getting older, more of us have kids,and it means we have made some changes to keep it all rolling. i love new traditions,and since i became a clifford,  this is been a fave.just us girls go shopping with mom {and […] Read more…

home

there is something about cuddling up into mom’s armswith a warm mug of somethingand my baby asleep somewherethat really warms the soul. there is something to be said about leaving said babyin an uncle’s arms to go get an overdue pedicureand maybe even a really fantastic massageto make everything better. that was just what i […] Read more…

bring me some figgy pudding

ps, it’s way more fun to shop for my own kid for Christmas. chris is so tough. he never wants anything… except all the things he floods my inbox with as not so subtle hints…. well, at least they aren’t tools that we pay to keep in a shed… even though I know he will […] Read more…

bob cratchet’s wife

a few years ago i posted that my new year’s resolution was to  find my long lost tact. update: still haven’t. a brief moment as background for non-family… {cc is in construction mgt.we are here in the central coast for only 18 monthsto finish this hospital that is due to finish in 5 weeks.} things […] Read more…

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