Author Archives: Jessica

The land of the living

Both my kids have birthdays in months that are high times of sickness. I suppose that could be true for any time of year with kids… but if my Facebook “On this Dayz” is any accurate representation, we spend a lot of October and February sick. Both the kids have spent birthdays and days following […]

My favorites

Kind of a cheesy title, but in posting pics from the last few days, that’s what it is! A sunrise and my adorable kids. Today was kind of a cruddy day, but I have all that I need.  I snapped a quick pic in the car of Monday’s sunrise as I was driving home from […]

My almost-PR ¬†Valentine’s 5k!

So I had planned to run the Shamrock Shuffle 5K for my first race of the year in March. But this week I realized I will be out of town that weekend at the same time I realized it was supposed to be nice this weekend and the UW Running Club Valentine’s 5K was today! […]

Good thing he’s so darn cute

Bedtime is such a challenge! Dinner that hasn’t been touched suddenly needs to be eaten, things need to be cleaned, or he just plays floppy fish and/or lays in the floor instead of getting ready for bed in a timely manner. Good thing he’s so darn cute. 

100 days smarter

Today was the 100th day of school! Allie was very excited and enjoyed telling us about her day. Wow… 100 days of school means first grade is more than half over!I’ve been posting lots of pics of Allie lately, I feel like I need to balance out the coverage! This is from a few days […]

Ramona Quimby

It was one of those surreal moments when earlier this week Allie brought home Ramona Forever! I read those books when I was a kid! Tonight we started reading it together, the first chapter. In the middle, I had to help Peyts so she pretended she was reading the book. She’s become quite a story […]

Christmas roundup part II: Zoo lights 

Before we left on our Christmas trip, Aunt Jocie came for dinner and then we went to see the zoo lights! This was the first year the zoo put this event on and it was so fun! Only a month and a half late, I still wanted to share. Aunt Jocie is in grad school […]