this is halloween

Jake and I decorated for Halloween this year. I think we’ve been consistent in decorating the past few years, but we did get away from doing pumpkins. But that got remedied this year. I did the witch and he did the skull. I think they turned out pretty well. Trick …

easter traditions

Every year, Jake gets an Easter basket of candy and we have an Easter egg hunt in the house. Every year before Easter, he expresses his interest in both and makes sure we are still planning on doing them. Unlike previous years, he had a helper this year–Esme rooted out …

another christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone. We spent the eve at my in-law’s house and had my family over the day of. This was Esme’s first Christmas and she was a bit goofy with the decorations. Apparently she found them very scary at first. She seems to have gotten over …