Archives for September 2014

Pumpkin Village

Even though the weather doesn't feel like it here in Texas, it is technically fall. Which means we must do "fall-ish" things, like cook lots of stews (in the past 2 weeks, I've made 2 killer stews, so delicious), drink pumpkin flavored drinks and eat pumpkin flavored food, and of course pose for pictures with pumpkins. So when Jaye and I were invited to preview the Pumpkin Village at the Dallas Arboretum, we were excited.  Well, at least I was excited. Every year, the Arboretum creates a giant … [Read more...]


We celebrated Jaye's 3rd birthday. She had a wonderful day. Phil and I took off of work and spent the whole day with her doing her favorite things. She woke up to a rainbow door of streamers, which she loved, and balloons in her room, which was too intense. We opened presents and played with her new playhouse outside. Then we went to the zoo and later met my parents and sisters for dinner at Jaye's choice of restaurant--Dream Cafe because they have a playground. She had a pink cake. And beamed … [Read more...]