How About Them Apples

The kids saw some TV show where the characters went apple picking, and ever since they’ve been begging us to take them. “We can pick apples and eat them and make pie let’s goooooo!” Our schedules have been so nuts this fall that we didn’t think it would happen. Buuuuut then we remembered that there…

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The Emerald City With My Munchkins

Last year, I took Annie along with me on a work trip to Nintendo Headquarters in Seattle (I’m a member of their parents panel). For this year’s trip to headquarters, I was able to bring both Annie AND James. Based on his obsession with Mario, I knew he would have a blast. Our flight up…

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What’s So Happy About It?

We survived Halloween! I have so much sympathy for teachers on October 31st. I volunteered in Annie’s class on Halloween morning and holy moly, the kids were nutso. I don’t know how her teacher managed it! This was the first year Annie and James didn’t have matching costumes, but what they picked was so perfectly…

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Last-Minute Pumpkins

Because I am so behind on life, I only managed to take both kids to pick out pumpkins yesterday. Nothing like waiting until the last minute, right? Our pumpkin patch is like a mini-carnival, with inflatable slides, bounce houses, rides, and some games. My kids go nuts there and it’s one of those places that’s…

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Are You Ready For It?

It’s not Halloween until we watch this old classic! If you can’t see the video above, click here. I hope all of your kids have decided on their costumes by now (thank goodness mine have!). Happy Halloween, everybody!

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