This weekend has been great for all of us (seriously, I haven't enjoyed this level of sleep for two consecutive nights in YEARS), but one of the absolute best things about it has been the amount of quality time Miles has gotten to spend with his aunt, uncle, and...cousin (?), Pickles. Sure, he keeps calling … Continue reading Year 3, Day 277
We were all disappointed when it became obvious that this year's Thanksgiving would not involve traveling back to Myrtle Beach to see our families. Fortunately, we were more than able to compensate for this with a trip to Lake Lure to spend the weekend with Jaclyn's sister and her husband. Naturally, when it came time … Continue reading Year 3, Day 275
Miles started his second Thanksgiving with a relaxing morning out on the porch with granddad. He ended his day enjoying a post-dinner cupcake with Aunt Katy. In between, of course, he ate plenty of food. Does this not look like the face of a fully-sated child?
We arrived back in Myrtle Beach late last night for the holiday weekend. I knew that Miles wasn't going to be able to really get the most out of his very first Thanksgiving, but there enough generally pureed dishes (mostly centered around potatoes of one sort or another) that he was at least able to … Continue reading Day 270: Baby’s First Thanksgiving!
Last night, we hosted a "friendsgiving" event called Dipsgiving, the goal of which is to strip away some of the formality (and silverware) of traditional Thanksgiving dishes by turning them all into dips. I wasn't sure exactly how the event would turn out, but I'm fortunate to have a ton of friends who really threw … Continue reading Day 266: The First Dipsgiving
Today, Miles's daycare hosted a pre-Thanksgiving lunch for the kids and, most importantly, the parents. Never one to turn down a hearty meal, I eagerly left work at lunchtime to obtain food and see my son for a little bit. And Jaclyn came too, which gave us the unprecedented chance to blow Miles's mind at … Continue reading Day 263