The winner of the box of misc. Valentine's stuff is The Princess of Quite a Lot! Email me, sweet girl, and I will get this stuff on its way to you. Swistle! at! gmaildotcom!
Elizabeth's hair is driving me batty. It is SO flyaway, and then she leaps around and rubs her head on the couch so she gets this NEST OF IMPOSSIBLE on her head. I try putting it in barrettes or ponytails, but her hair is so fine even the extra-grippy-for-fine-hair barrettes come right out---or worse, half out, so her hair is flyaway AND has things caught in it. I've tried detangling sprays and anti-frizz conditioners, but either they don't work or they make her hair feel like there's chalk dust in it.
Henry threw up last night. And before that, he and I and Elizabeth and Edward all shared a straw at Burger King. So. But what I'm HOPING, since there have been no further Incidents since last night, is that like Elizabeth he barfs when he has a fever (he had a fever last night) and it doesn't necessarily mean anything about a stomach virus.
Today I am in the mood for TREATS. I am having hazelnut-creamered coffee and Nutella'd bread right now, and I'm thinking of pizza for lunch. Then perhaps I'll bake cookies. YES I am on the reminder week of the Pill, WHY DO YOU ASK.
I bought the most. beautiful. dishes at Target. So, so beautiful. Here are my breakfast dishes, before I added the Nutella bread:
Furthermore, they were 75% off. I liked them at full price, when they were $60 for 4 place settings. I wavered at half-price, and even went back a second time to waver some more. But when they were $14.98 they went home with me. I lovvvvvvvvvve them.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 1 of 2 - I have TWO 8-year-olds to buy for, so I’m going to split it up into two posts. Today will be the things we’re getting for Edward. I dislike saying “Gift id...