school was in full swing by the time september rolled along. after a little bit of a rough (tired) start for hazel, she was LOVING it. her grade had a class picnic and i got to meet some other parents and some of her friends. she seems to be settling into the public school life […]
i think most people would agree that january is the most blah month ever. the holidays are over. it’s still cold and gray. there’s nothing exciting to look forward to for a really long time. and it seems like it lasts for like 75 days. such was the case for this january around here in […]
other december happenings, including christmas.
and now, for my standard monthly recap, minus the things that were exciting enough (or i had too many picture of) to have their own posts (hazel’s cake, her birthday, christmas baking, and a quilt). turns out, there’s still a lot to talk about. firstly, anna decided to try out for her middle school basketball […]
the crazel is eight.
ok. so i’m not sure how this happened. but suddenly, the crazelnut is eight. time is flying by, faster and faster. we started the day off with a quick obligatory birthday photoshoot, which is always an adventure. this kid is always trying to be hilarious, usually successfully. she’s a big smartypants and loves to read, […]
i seriously can’t believe it’s already december. this year has flown by. between my virtual teaching fiasco, preparing for and taking a long summer road trip, and the chaos of adjusting to two kids in school, i feel like i blinked and 11 months have gone by. anyhoooo. here’s a recap of all things november. […]
quarantine in batavia.(quarantine with holden)
after my time in covid jail, we had the girls tested twice, four days apart. and even though both times were negative and we hadn’t had anyone show covid symptoms, anna was still required by her school to quarantine for another full week. we decided the best course of action was to take a spontaneous […]
what i remember about may (2021).
whelp. i find myself in a familiar predicament. i’m so far behind on my blog (it’s september 20th as i type this), that i’m overwhelmed with the prospect of catching up. we packed so much in this summer, it’s going to be hard to remember details, but i will do my best. but, before summer, […]
two christmasses, twentytwenty.
we made it to christmas in 2020! it’s been a year, right? when our thanksgiving plans were ruined by some covid spiking, and then things just kept getting worse, i assumed that there was no way we would be celebrating our traditional “swedish” christmas with grandlidboms and madge. but, the grandlidboms pulled it off. we […]
hazel is seven!!!!
i don’t know how it all went by so quickly, but the baby hazelnut turned seven this month. seven! even though we were thick in the stupid post thanksgiving covid spike, we were determined to make her day epic. we kicked things off with gramma and grampa dropping off a special delivery of duck donuts, […]
november 2020. another pandemic month in the books.
after our big travel month of october, november was pretty chill. we are still in a pandemic and all, so there was a lot of home life during this month. sigh. my parents arrived just before halloween, so the first few days in november will filled with family fun. guitar hero, the simpsons, our second […]