The Cast of Characters


Francine Weber

Housewife, mom to 3, baby incubator, coffee addict, dishwasher, minivan driver, laundress, main cook, author of blog… basically every mom cliche

Likes: reading your blog, dark chocolate, making lists, yoga pants

Dislikes: fake butter/sugar/maple syrup, spiders, dusting


Joe Weber

Breadwinner, creative entrepreneur, resident tech person, fun parent, spider killer, LEGO builder, Packer fan, patient husband

Likes: nachos, Apple products, dance parties with the kids, thinking of fun ways to make money, working out at 5am, trying to make Francine laugh

Dislikes: when Francine is indecisive



Four-year-old offspring, comedienne, bossypants

Likes: dance parties, nachos without chicken, crackers, mail, crafts, school, doing whatever she wants regardless of her parents’ wishes

Dislikes: being told what to do, loud noises, having her mother put her to bed



Two years old, sweet, cuddly, has a terrible temper

Likes: attention, her blanket, watching football with her dad, puzzles, coloring, making people read to her, Mardi Gras beads

Dislikes: having her nose wiped, when Grace takes her things



the sweetest baby we’ve had yet

Likes: eating, being held, baths, having her diaper changed, eating paper

Dislikes: waking up


8 Responses to "The Cast of Characters"

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  1. Catholic Cookie Jar

    January 11, 2013 at 9:41 am

    I’m so glad you stopped by my blog! You and your family are adorable! 🙂

  2. Lisa

    February 28, 2013 at 10:34 am

    Congrats on baby Sophia’s arrival! She’s precious.

  3. Sara LaBruzzo

    February 16, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    Francine, you have perfectly cast everyone with your descriptions. It makes me laugh out loud for real.

  4. Kate Rhodes

    May 4, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    These children of yours…with their scrunchy nose smiles…are just the cutest. Anywho. I’m Kate, and I’m spending some minutes this Sunday afternoon drinking sparkling water and clicking around your blog. 🙂

  5. Em Li Ro

    August 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    CHILD DICTATOR LOL!!! Something tells me she would get along well with Scarlett Cecilia.

  6. Jacob LaBruzzo

    October 17, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Yup. Down to a “T”! Very funny!

  7. Jamie

    March 31, 2015 at 11:31 am

    Your about me page is huh-larious! Brava Brava! 🙂


    July 30, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    Gemmas likes.. Eating paper hahahaa I love it


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