Babies and Daddies
With this new development, as well as 5's decision that sleeping on a not-alive surface is maybe ok sometimes, some luxurious time has been added to my day. Quite frankly, it is incredible, and it couldn't have come at a better time. With presents, product, and costumes coming out my ears I have a daily to-do list that is looking less and less like light reading... but becoming more and more do-able.
Best. Cabbage. Soup. Ever.
With onions, garlic, white beans, cabbage, and root veggies, garnished with parmesan and croutons, this is the snuggliest and most comfort-foodiest of soups. It's been perfect for this cold, grey week we've been having.
Better Late Than Never
They're made by a local artist and sold at our local art center. I've had my eye on them since we first moved here over five years ago. The arrival of a baby seemed the perfect occasion to finally BUY one.
It wasn't nearly as interesting waiting in a bag under the crib for most a year. 5 is enthralled with it. Every morning this week, before he's even really awake, he is pointing. Where, you ask? Why, at the mobile of course. He goes back and forth between the cranes and the elephants for several minutes, until he is awake and ready to wreak some havoc.