Big Lips

On Sam’s birthday he pulled out our family bin full of memories and stories. I was reminded of this friday flashback:

I picked up Anabelle and she said a little girl accidentally let a Barbie fly and it hit her near the eye.

“Did it hurt?” I asked.

She nodded dramatically.

“Can I kiss it . . . → Read More: Big Lips

Chocolate Cake Day

One of my favorite days of the year! But due to New Year’s Resolutions and our relatively wheat-free diet, I thought I’d post this Friday Flashback… this bean recipe truly rocks! My son has an intolerance to wheat which usually meant spending the big bucks for a wheatless cake mix or baking mix UNTIL I . . . → Read More: Chocolate Cake Day

Sound Bite

Anabelle has been asking me to tell her stories of “when she was little.” Thankfully, for Friday Flashbacks I can oblige. This is from a full four years ago:

Tonight Anabelle, out of nowhere, asked, “So what about the baby Jesus story?”

We all froze and faced her. “What about it?” I asked.

“Baby Jesus . . . → Read More: Sound Bite

Nice Forks

For today’s Friday flashback, I zoom back to October 2007, and a favorite (still favorite) dinner game we play on those chilly fall nights where you can sit around the table a little longer:

We’ve been playing a game at dinner every night. It’s called: Mad, Sad, Glad. Each member mentions an incident of their . . . → Read More: Nice Forks