Sadie’s first Father-Daughter Dance

This past Friday was the Father-Daughter dance at Sadie’s school. They call it a Sweetheart Dance or something similar to as to not discriminate against those kids who may not have a dad to bring, and told kids they could bring a “special adult” but it was about 99% daughters and dads. Sadie was SO […]

Three Things (an update of sorts)

Since I took a blogging hiatus I figured an update about the three members of the Rose household was needed! Sort of a reintroduction, if you will. First up is obviously the most important member of the family. 😉  Sadie I can’t believe this little girl is going to be SEVEN in April! The minute […]

23 & Me – My Ancestry DNA

Awhile ago one of our friends told us that they had done ancestry DNA testing through 23 & Me and the results were pretty cool. I had never done anything like that and while I was pretty confident I knew what my ancestral background was comprised of, I figured why not! So I sent away […]

Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah

Dave, Sadie and I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Sadie and The Bobo Fairy

The other night almost without warning, the Bobo Fairy came and visited Sadie and took all her bobos (pacifiers). Now lest you think we’re mean parents and just took them away for her, we’d been talking up the Bobo Fairy for awhile now with no luck. We’d mention maybe giving them away and she’d start […]

Getting into the Holiday Spirit, a Little Forcefully

This weekend the plan was to “Christmas-fy” our house. And yesterday, as we were preparing to pull out the necessary boxes from the basement, I admitted to Dave that I just wasn’t into it. And he agreed, he just wasn’t about decorating this year. Usually I’m the first to start bugging Dave before Thanksgiving about […]