Monthly Archives: October 2007

crotchless pajamas

I guess the way Cate typically takes off her pajamas (nap clothes) has become boring to her. (I mean, come on, how many times can you take them off before you get sick of doing it the same old way?) … Continue reading

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poor, sweet Cate

Cate is wearing panties during the day most days now. (Well, training panties. They’re like regular underwear with a little bit of absorbancy in them “just in case”) She just had her first accident while wearing them and she was … Continue reading

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I can’t wait for tonight

Forecast says it’s going to be perfect trick-or-treating weather – 72 and clear! Cate had so much fun last year. We weren’t quite sure she’d catch on to it, but she had a blast. All the houses in our neighborhood … Continue reading

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I just don’t understand it

Today at playgroup, they had a Halloween party. Everyone signed up to bring something for it. This is a group of stay-at-home moms and do you know that everything that was brought was store bought? I made the cake, and … Continue reading

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pumpkin cake

Here’s my Halloween confection. I wish I’d been able to get the icing smoother but I still like it. It’s two bundt cakes, one on top of the other. The ridges help make it look like a pumpkin.

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Caillou and Rexy

Cate often asks me to draw things for her. Today’s request? Caillou and his dinosaur, Rexy. Caillou’s dinosaur is pictured in his lap. I am not an artist. I cannot draw. Even worse, I couldn’t quite remember what Caillou looked … Continue reading

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red, red wine (go to my head, make me forget…)

This is Chris’ car, which he refers to as “red, red wine” in conversation. If you ask him what color his car is, he’ll tell you it’s “merlot” (not maroon). 1992 Buick Century I hate this car. The only good … Continue reading

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jack-o-lit up!

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jack-o-lantern fun

We just finished carving pumpkins. Chris bought a “baby pokin” for Cate. He asked her if she wanted it to have a sad face or a happy face; she chose sad, much to his disappointment. (He wants everything to be … Continue reading

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3 of us down, 1 to go

Notice the time? Well, I’ve been up for at least an hour. Meg is now sick. Now Cate, Meg, and I are all sick. Chris has managed to stay healthy so far. Meg doesn’t have a fever, but plenty of … Continue reading

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