Poppy’s first Easter with us! She really likes candy, which is no surprise. But, she enjoyed hunting for her basket, and watching all the other kids hunt for their baskets too. Once they were all found, all the kids enjoyed their goodies. –FullPlateMom, who suddenly has a craving for chocolate.
It’s Spring Break week here at FullPlate Manor. We are working on knowing our limits though, and it is beyond my ability right now to plan a vacation and execute in any sort of successful way. So, we all decided to stay home and just be. Changes are coming. Week after next Dolly will roll […]
When you’re turning 9 and you live with three exceptional older brothers, you have to find a way to stand out. Music is a big deal in our house, so it made me laugh when Giganto asked for a Ukulele for his 9th birthday. He loves playing music and this was something none of the […]
On this Christmas Day, we’re counting our blessings. Beyond the gifts, there are healthy girls, which is a true treasure. And girls who are enjoying their first Christmas with a family, and with TWO beautiful brown eyes. And new baby cousins, who share a common origin with our children, joining the family through the beautiful […]
Our sweet Dolly has an obsession with “the holidays” and “the holiday spirit.” She talks about Christmas endlessly. The lights, the snow, Santa Clause, the sweet baby Jesus who is waiting to be set in our manger, she is abuzz about all of it. When I was so worried about her, before her last heart […]