Tagged with Moo

moo and the mermaid

moo and the mermaid

Moo is a little bit obsessed with The Little Mermaid. She watches it at Grandma’s house, every time she visits. For Easter, one of the things in her Easter basket was her very own DVD copy of The Little Mermaid. She was speechless. She stared and stared at the DVD. She kept asking my sister, … Continue reading

testing her patience

testing her patience

This Easter, Miss Moo was pumped to hunt eggs. She practiced almost every day the week leading up to Easter, and she cleaned up at several egg hunts at day care and friends’ houses. Easter morning, we all got up with the sun and went to church. After church, we headed out to my parents’ … Continue reading

easter fun

easter fun

You may recall that Easter is kind of a big deal in my family. There is church and food and family and more food and there is the hunt. The hunt gets a little bit crazy, mostly because of my little sister. She’s fierce. When she played high school basketball, she fouled out every game. … Continue reading

never too many tutus

never too many tutus

Miss Moo, getting ready to bust a move with her Dora boombox and every princess tutu she owns. I think we can all learn something here: when in doubt, add another tutu.

business woman of the year! (part two)

business woman of the year! (part two)

A quick recap: my mom was honored as business women of the year in her community. She received the award at a fancypants luncheon and was the cutest business woman in the entire room. Friday night at home can only mean one thing: Bee fish. Bee, Nebraska is a tiny little speck of a town … Continue reading

2012’s top 10 posts

When I started this blog in February, I really had no idea what to expect. I never imagined I would love blogging as much as I do. It’s been such a fun year, and I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings. I thought it might be fun to look back over the last 11 … Continue reading

merry christmas!

This is one of my all-time favorite Moo photos, taken her first Christmas when she was just four months old. I hope you are enjoying the holidays with your loved ones. I’m going to give this darling girl a few extra kisses today.

time flies

Can I just show you something? This is one of my most favorite photographs of Moo. I love every blessed thing about this photo. Those eyelashes. Those cheeks (!). Those chins. She is perfection. This last weekend, we all went out to eat at a steakhouse for my dad’s birthday. Moo sat next to Jeffy, … Continue reading

my people

Day 25: People I’m generally an introvert. And by generally, I mean that even thinking about “fun” things like cocktail parties and get-togethers after work makes me break into a cold sweat. I blame my antisocial father. And my deep love of reading. I don’t make friends easily. I never have. In the last ten … Continue reading

a magic pumpkin

Day 18: Made you smile today This is a cute little pumpkin. But it’s also a cute little magic pumpkin. This pumpkin has the power to save a terrible week. Today, it made me smile through tears. It can leap right over bad days and remind me that I am loved. I told you. Magic. … Continue reading