Out of the mouths of babes…

This morning in the car on the way to daycare. Dexter: How can God make the snow stay? Me: You can ask Him to make it stay, but it might be time for the snow to go away. If the sun shines and it warms up then the snow will go away. Dexter: If the…

Uh-oh One-Pot Spaghetti-Fiasco

According to what I’ve read about this one pot spaghetti technique on Pinterest and various blogs, it is an easy go-to option for those days you’re feeling lazy. Well I’m feeling a bit lazy today so it’s a great time to try something new and possibly more labor intensive. I never attempted to recreate any…

Rainy Autumn Day

The leaves are quickly filling up my backyard. They are much more beautiful than the grass. Why am I supposed to rake them? I think that this tree is so beautiful. The bark is perfect and the changing leaves stand out amongst the boring neighboring trees who are in denial that Autumn is upon us.

Unexpected Day Home Pizza

Desmond was sick today so I had to stay  home with him.  Even though he was under the weather we were able to find an activity to hold his interest.  We made Jumbo Flaky Biscuit Pizza.  So easy that a sick one year old can help you make it. Ingredients: 1 Can of Jumbo Flaky…

Ants

Driving in the car to Uncle Joe and Auntie’s. Me:  “Bubby, Hailey, and Dakota are your cousins.” Dex: “And Uncle Joe is my cousin?” Me: “No, Uncle Joe is your uncle.” Dex: “Oh…Auntie is my cousin?” Me: “No, Auntie is your Aunt.” Dex: “Oh, I don’t want ants in my garden…I put up a gate…

I always want to remember…Dexter quotes.

Stoplights are “elmo gates” The sky is blue, “I didn’t say it’s green, it’s blue”. “We don’t eat our family, that’s gross.” “All our friends are different, but we love them all the same.” In the car, We can have some candy when we get home…”Well…I have some candy right here.” After imitating birds chirping,…

Puffed pancake

I made a puffed pancake today for the first time using a bisquick recipe. I liked it. My husband thought it was “alright”. My 2 year old hated it. I think he has an aversion to cinnamon. He protested that it was hot when his was barely warm.  He decided to eat bananas and cheese…