Dixie just told me she put a letter in the mailbox for Guppy (my mom) a few days ago...no envelope or stamp. She asked me to call and see if she got it yet. Also, she let me know that she’d rather be swallowed by a dinosaur than rolled over by a bunch of rocks...in [...]
She woke early, put on tights, had me paint our nails a sparkly "Ruby Red" because, ya know, it's festive. Our sweet girl loves gettin' dolled up and today was a great excuse: 1st grade field trip to see a local production of A Christmas Carol! She wanted to send pictures daddy so he could [...]
We found a huge box of books in the garage that hadn't gotten unpacked yet, so it's basically like Christmas over here. Speaking of Christmas, "Rambo" over there is getting the BESt gift in 101 days... I love how even the boys are so sucked into Angelina Ballerina...it must be Johnny's riveting voices.
Last week I went back to blonde. We were in the car and I tossed my tresses it into a high ponytail and Dixie goes, “Wow, mom. You look like a palomino.” I’m SO pleased that my city girl is really starting to embrace country living, meanwhile she did just compare me to a horse. [...]
When your school mascot is Thor, you know it's gonna be a good year! This girl was so excited about school, until we started walking towards her teacher. Change is hard, little girl, but you got this! The school we choiced into had a full 3rd grade roster, so we enrolled Hudson in our zoned [...]
About a month ago, I started planning Dixie's 6th birthday party. It looked like this would be our third consecutive year she would choose "sequin glitter unicorn" UNTIL we were browsing for party dresses. (With 80% of our clothes packed for the move, we decided she could get a new birthday dress.) Then she found [...]
"Dad, I can count in my head. (Long silence) So? Can you hear me?" - Dixie. Oh, then Dixie illustrated us all while Crosby hit a milestones.