…but what do I buy for the baby?

I just posted “So you’re having a baby…” for my expecting friends.  While I gave you good tips on what to READ, I neglected a few items on what to HAVE for the baby.  Trust me when I say this, it is a lot less than you think.  Besides the obvious of your diapers of choice […]

Christmas Eve Gift

The first rule of “Christmas Eve Gift” is that we don’t talk about Christmas Eve Gift.   The second rule is…we don’t talk about Christmas Eve Gift.  The remainder of the rules for the annual Coke holiday tradition are as follows: Anytime on Christmas Eve, in the timezone that you are in, be the first […]

Who made it better?

Can you guess which one we made?  While I love the ideas we find online, our execution leaves something to be desired. Too be fair, I did leave this task entirely in the hands of the 7 year old and it tasted just fine.  What this world really needs is a blog that is made […]

Where in the world is Carmen Beukenkamp?

This is a “fracking” small town. All I have to say is, if you haven’t been here, then you don’t know DIK. This is the kind of airport my 2 year old builds out of Lego, with just one plane. And I’m out.

Then there were 5!

When the waitress asks you how many are in the party, you need to say “five” otherwise, you get 3 chairs and a high chair, or 4 chairs with no space. I just assumed we were counting eating mouths. Anyway, we figured out basic math and everybody was happy. Welcome to baby’s first outing.

Don’t Judge Me

Don’t Judge Me We took Miss Lula down the road to the Renegade Craft Fair for about 30 minutes today. In retrospect, I would have judged any idiot who took a three day old child to a fair with a bunch of people. In my defense it was cool, we were outside and most people […]