Monthly Archives: December, 2011

How to play Dirty Santa- the Gigi way

We have a relatively new tradition in our family.  The grown ups don’t buy gifts for each other, we just buy for the kids.  But Gigi still wanted the grown ups to be able to unwrap some presents so she decided we’d start playing Dirty Santa.  She collects all the gifts for us and draws …

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CSP turns 40! Third & final day of birthday bonanza!

Monday CSP & I met up with his parents at The Liberty Gastropub in SouthEnd for birthday lunch.  After lunch CSP & I went home to get Zoe then we headed out to his parents’ house for dinner, cake, and presents.  They had their tree all decorated.   Zoe LOVES going with us to her granparents’ …

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CSP turns 40! Day 2 of birthday bonanza!

After Saturday’s lunch CSP & I ran some errands, took a nap, then prepared for Sunday.  Sunday at around 1 the parents of CSP came over to celebrate.  CSP bought 100 oysters!  He wanted oysters for his birthday so he got em!  We spent the day preparing a million different kinds of oysters.  Oysters Rockefeller, …

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CSP turns 40! Day 1 of birthday bonanza!

Saturday CSP & I met up with Papa, Gigi, Marc, Sara, Jacob, & Joey at Growler’s Pour House in NoDa for CSP’s birthday lunch.  Growler’s is this cool pub/restaurant that CSP really likes.  I like that it’s next door to the Crepe Cellar.  Papa & Gigi brought the birthday hat and some presents for CSP.   …

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Kiki turns 8!

Today is my sweet baby Kiki’s 8th birthday!  I can’t believe it was 8 years ago we brought home this little nugget.   She is definitely the queen of our house.  She runs this joint like a boss.  IKEA Li MeiFun grew up into a gorgeous little puggie girl!  

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Big D’oh! Moment

For the last few weeks I’ve been wearing clear teeth aligners.  Like Invisalign but a different brand.  I’ve gotten pretty used to wearing them.  In fact, I’ve forgotten they were in on a few occasions.  I have to take them out when I eat, but other than that I wear them all the time.  I …

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