Tuesday, December 30, 2008


I can't fix the economy.

But I can sure approve a giveaway!

The winner will receive a bailout package containing 6 of my favorite things:
1. Simplify Your Life by Elaine St. James

2. 1 Small Marseille Soap

3. Bows! - Three Adjustable Baby Headbands, &

4. Eight Medium Clippies, all packaged for gifting

5. Magic lotion (that's what I call it anyway). Your hands can be bleeding dry -
Put this on & they're baby bum soft, instantly. My favorite in history.

6. A $5 Gift Card to See's (Can't decide? May I suggest)

To enter, please leave a comment & share with me two of YOUR favorite things.

I will select the winner on Wednesday, 1/7, using an online random number generator.
(Offer good while supplies last, some restrictions may apply, see store for details...)
Good luck & Happy New Year!


Saturday, December 13, 2008

You First Leah

It's been interesting to watch Jolie discover that little sisters, while frequently aggravating, are great to have around because they make for excellent lab rats.

Maybe that's why our Leah is so daring. She seems to accept her role - To walk through the fields of life before Jolie, just to make sure there aren't any land mines.

Today, another example.

Needless to say, Jolie opted out.

Good work Leah.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Who Wants to Play Charades?

Because we played at the cabin, and I thought Leah provided an excellent clue.

The category is:

*Disclaimer: This is a plastic, battery-operated deer head that sings, among other things, 'Sweet Home Alabama' and 'Friends in Low Places.' Very few actual animals were harmed during the course of our family charades tournament.


Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


Thanksgiving weekend, we went here

-Where we blessed him,

and did this

A Brother Like No Other

(Written by my mother Susan Foutz, who would like to clarify that she actually has two brothers like no other ) If you lived in Arizona in t...