May 30, 2009
May 29, 2009
May 26, 2009
p.s. why does the O.C. scare me so much?
May 19, 2009
green acres fava beans on crostini
spaghetti with tuna, (green acres) arugula and breadcrumbs
(my attempt at) nordstrom's berry chicken salad
But someone much cuter than I, and with a husband that take fantastic photos beat me to the punch. The nerve. Take a look at these great belly shots and cute outfits from American Apparel. Check out this cute family and great blog at Pacing the Panic Room.
May 13, 2009
I got this idea from Wendolonia (which she got from Rookie Moms). Instead of always making that to-do list and feeling ineffective for not getting to everything, why not make a "did-do" list once in awhile to take stock of just how much you really get done during the day? I think this is an especially great idea for stay-at-home moms. It's easy to feel like you can't get anything done when you have kids who interrupt everything you do all day long. Know what I'm talking about?
Here's my list so far:
5:30 a.m.: Nurse Juju
Change Juju's diaper
Get C-Man out of bed
Fix kids breakfast
Help feed Juju
Check and send email
Pack C-Man's lunch
Drink coffee with B (all of about 30 seconds)
Strip beds and start washing sheets
Read Juju 2 books
Get play-doh set up for Juju
Get paints and glitter pens (specifically requested) set up for C-Man
Get myself dressed
Put Juju's hair in pigtails
Do some of morning dishes
Clean up play-doh, paints and glitter pens
Drive C-Man to school
Call Delta Airlines to fix Juju's ticket (name misspelled...grrrr)
Do more laundry
Secured babysitter for Monday
Went with B and Juju to post office to apply for her passport (finally)
Stopped by produce store
Made cucumber soup and croutons for lunch
Ate lunch with B and Juju
Cleaned up after lunch
12:15 p.m.: Sent B to get C-Man from school
Phew! And I swear it doesn't look or feel like I've done anything today!
What does your "Did-Do" List look like?
May 11, 2009
slow cooker cabernet pot roast (from trader joe's)
white potatoes and green acres carrots
steamed green acres beets with butter and dill
pasta e fagioli
rancho gordo cranberry beans
green acres lacinato kale
penne with sun-dried tomatoes and arugula
la milpa greens
la milpa greens with avocado and grapefruit
May 7, 2009
We had a special request for some more Juju dancing, so here it is. I had planned to get C-Man in the video, because he really, really, really likes this song and sings almost every word, but he wouldn't have any of my camera in his face. So, Juju happily obliged with some grooving in her carseat.
May 6, 2009
May 4, 2009
(the tongue indicates intense concentration)
C-Man set up his first lemonade stand and made a few dollars...pretty good considering he was charging a penny a cup (for fresh-squeezed, no less)! But he got a bit bored with the lemonade stand and parade of neighbors (about 500!), and decided to strip down completely naked and go for a swim. Nice.