Yesterday I had my 5th dental appointment in 5 weeks and I only have one more to go until my mouth is finally in pristine and dazzling condition. I’ll then sell it and make a fortune. Also, feeling in my lips was 98% back by 9:00 pm so yay! It only took almost 12 hours to completely wear off…..

The afternoon was finally warm enough to play outside. Well, warm enough for me to go outside with the boys I should say. 2015/01/img_4279.jpg


“Check ouw gawden, Mama!” E insisted.2015/01/img_4280.jpg

C discovered the our driveway was perfect for ice sledding and there were lots of fun discoveries there! Ice tracks make your sled turn (like our toy trains on their tracks), if you push with your hands you go faster, bare hands on ice get cold quickly, pulling sleds UPHILL is actually very easy, and how to walk on ice. Then E got cold so I took him inside and C stayed out for a while longer. 2015/01/img_4283.jpg


E’s scrunchy “wait, I fell?” face. He kept laughing when his hands touched the ice saying “cold, cold!”. But he wouldn’t put his gloves back on…. 2015/01/img_4288.jpg



C rediscovered our balloon container yesterday and blew up giant balloon to bounce around. He was amazed when his balloon stuck to the ceiling so I suggested he rub it on his shirt and throw it up again. He was delighted that it worked and kept at this for a while, disrupting the “eh-lectrons” so they’d jump around. 2015/01/img_4289.jpg



Then everyone had to wave the air around the stuck balloon to get it down. E took off with his cobweb duster for the rest of the house so eventually his got put away. 2015/01/img_4293.jpg


C suggested we have root beer with dinner so he opened one, gathered glasses, divided one bottle’s worth among 4 people, and set out the cups. He loves doing this kind of thing, setting out treats and getting things ready for his tea parties. 2015/01/img_4301.jpg

E likes feeling the steam, here it is of the draining spinach ravioli. 2015/01/img_4298.jpg



E tripped while the boys were dancing so C dashed over to comfort him. “Are you okay, E? Are you okay?”. The boys love turning on old DDR music when it is cleaning time or if they need to dance. We all walk around humming and singing the catchy songs now, especially Pink Dinosaur, which C is actually currently humming.2015/01/img_4296.jpg