Tagged With: Joey

Cookies, Revisited

It being Teacher Appreciation Week at Joey’s school, we spent the evening making cookies.  We of course made molasses crinkles (“ginger cookies” to the uninitiated), trying both the Grandma’s Molasses recipe amount of ginger, and our modified version.  It was unanimously agreed that our version was superior (also, we use butter instead of shortening, because … Continue reading »

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Mother’s Day

…to all of the mothers, grandmothers, and would-be mothers.

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Easter With Friends

We spent Easter with good friends.  Much fun was had by all.  There was time to play on the trampoline: And lemonade to drink when it got too hot: Several dogs were in attendance: …which is not the same as a dogpile: Finally, it was time for the hunt: A mighty haul indeed! Everybody went … Continue reading »

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There Are Typos, And There Are Typos

Dave: I bought Joey a little plush elk when I was in Wyoming just before he was born. He’s playing with it, and I had to explain the difference between “ears” and “antlers.” He had lots of fun pointing to each and saying “ears and antlers, ears and antlers.” …which then inexplicably morphed into “Aunt … Continue reading »

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It Makes Perfect Sense, Really…

We were looking through the freezer and happened to see a bottle of ketchup.  Sez we: “what’s that doing in there?”  Seems rather an odd place to keep ketchup.  Then it hit us: it’s right next to the tater tots! Yes, the five-year-old has been in the kitchen, and his thought process is apparently contagious.

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Cooking With Joey

We made molasses crinkles with the five-year-old last weekend.  We basically followed the recipe, but with the following changes: Step 5.5: notice that the dough is very dry.  Realize you forgot the ginger.  (How in the world did you forget ginger?!?)  Grate it quickly and add it to the bowl.  Ah, much better. Step 6: … Continue reading »

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…the Five-Year-Old…

…and his Kermit:

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The Lens of a Five-Year-Old

Meet Nemo: Chief: And a cockatiel who shall remain nameless:

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Life Is Just A Tire Swing

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Joey’s New Toy

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