Carson Gets “Fancy”

Date December 17, 2008

Benton would rather change a dirty diaper than wear a collared shirt of any sort. Even a simple, cotton, Polo shirt. Nuthin’ doin’. Carson, on the other hand, can be quite the dandy! On one of her “we just have to go check out this sale” outings with the neighborhood gals, Julie picked up an […]

Holiday Hop — By Golly, We Live in a Pretty Cool Town!

Date December 2, 2007

With Julie’s mom in town for a few weeks, we’ve been doing our best to take advantage of the free sitting to get out a bit. From little things like making an ice cream run to bigger things like pulling off a bona fide date night, it’s been nice! Of course, I’m flying down to […]

Cheap nail polish and date nights

Date October 14, 2007

A brief and rambling update… Alana was long overdue for having her fingers and toes redone. “I want BLUE!” Blue was the $2 bottle we bought when we also bought purple several weeks ago. It turns out…$2 buys you approximately 2 hours on the fingers of an active 2-year-old. It was good and dry by […]

In Lieu of a Date Night, We’ll Go with a Blog Post

Date September 18, 2007

Ah, the challenges of moving to a new town. Julie’s been checking out babysitting options practically from the moment she hit town. For the short-term — until we build up contacts elsewhere — she thought she had a winner with a babysitting service. You pay a sign-up fee, then some nominal per-use fee, and then […]