Month: January 2013

The Hill You Want to Die On

I was in high school newspaper for one semester. It was long enough to know I was a creative writer and a procrastinator. It was also long enough to learn a really important rule and it's called,…


New Years

Handsome and I were Bernstein Bears and the too-much vacation by the time New Years rolled around. So we took it easy. And made a three layer cake. Have I already mentioned this? - Tomato wants…


  Handsome and I made this. It's a three layer cake with a chocolate peanut butter delish on the top. We immediately gave half of it away to friends. And slowly ate away at the rest. It lasted…


Buddies

  Indy and Grandma Margaret are the best of friends. -Tomato


Calvin

  Handsome went into the wild to find his family a christmas tree. It was like a scene from Hobbes.   Except you know for the stuffed tiger following handsome he was following his dad.…


Fat Friday

Oh Hey I didn't see you there. I've just started student teaching and I'm trying to find a balance between my soul, my ambitions, and other people. I've managed pretty well. I'm getting three meals…


Big Families Big Smiles

  My favorite thing about these all room pictures that handsome takes is. The smiles. If you look it's just the great smiles of being surrounded by family and being happy.   It's my…


I Smile More

Dear Handsome, Since I've met you. Since we've been together. Since we've been married. I've smiled more. It's because you're always in the background taking pictures so I can blog, so we can look…


Dad

Dear Dad, This face you've taken to using ever since I met handsome is my favorite. It's clearly your "You're taking a picture of me so I'll smile" face. And I like it. Thanks for that. It reminds…


Notre-Dame-Game

My family says this saying as though it was one word. We tested it this Christmas. It's true. The Notre-DameGame is today. -Tomato  


It's Nice When You Don't Fight With In-Laws

That is my mother-in-law and me. Laughing. I can't really explain how nice it is to get along with your in-laws. Mostly because I'm not quite sure what it's like to fight with your in-laws. I'll…


The Zoo

When we visit my parents we call it going to the zoo. I think you can see why. -Good Morning Tomato  


Over-The-Top-Christmas

Every year we host an over-the-top Christmas party. The idea is to take the very commercialized version of Christmas and cover it in glitter. I bake hoards of cookies. So not all the shapes are…