Halloween: The “You Asked For It” Edition

As I alluded to described in painful detail recently, Halloween week ended up being extra-busy in our house. There was much going on besides the pre-holiday festivities. But Friday rolled around and we were prepared, and it ended up being a perfect day. One of our traditions is that Curt, the Dad Extraordinaire, carves one … Continue reading Halloween: The “You Asked For It” Edition

All the exhaustion of Christmas Eve, minus the wrapping paper

This week is kicking my ASS, people. It's damn near 11:30 p.m. and I just finished altering a shirt and jacket for Oldest Son's Blues Brothers costume. Well, not tailor-altering; ghetto-altering. The shirt, I just folded up the bottom and ran a seam the whole way around; the jacket, I folded the sleeves up under … Continue reading All the exhaustion of Christmas Eve, minus the wrapping paper