Modern folklore

Next, I’m buying some Pop Rocks and soda and we are going to party.

“Let’s go!”

If the eleven-year-old Heather could witness this future she’d totally forgive the fact that she ended up living in Utah.

Shrapnel

No animal was injured in the unwrapping of this Christmas morning.

And lo, it was good

Santa is obviously a huge fan of Pinterest, you guys. What a sheep.

Seasons greetings

Despite all appearances, we are not hunkered down here with guns and cannons and flaming menorahs.

Carolyn and Lem

And early Christmas present of friends from my childhood.

Stuff I found while looking around

This week’s link roundup featuring a ton of year-end nostalgia.

Snuggling by the tree

A rare moment when Marlo isn’t shouting marching orders to her sister through a megaphone.

For her

Looking this over, I kind of wish my closet was this organized.

Those small, simple delights of parenthood

I really hope that Marlo’s preschool teachers are reading this today.