Tag Archives: Birthday

Dear Gemma

I can’t help but think of how your name suits you perfectly. You are our treasure, a true gem. Continue reading

Last Days of Summer

Even though school has already started here, it still felt like summer through the weekend. August always flies by for us, since Joe always has a huge work project in the first week, and then we have back-to-school preparations along with a bunch of family birthdays. Now that it’s after Labor Day, we’re back into the swing of routines of school, work, meetings, and soccer practice. I’m not going to lie, having a bit more structure to our days again feels pretty good.  Continue reading

Grace’s First Day of School and Other Things

So, last week was Joe’s birthday. The kids get so excited that it makes it really fun to celebrate. Grace (of her own accord) kept making little cards and pictures to present to Joe for his birthday–and great was her wrath if Sophie even considered breathing on them. Luckily, Joe is easy to please, and was happy with some minimal decorating and his requested dinner and lava cakes plus ice cream combo.  Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Grace

For Grace’s 4th birthday, I thought it would be fun to remember a few of her favorite things right now. (I also did this last year, click here to compare.) Continue reading