Archive for October, 2008

sugar high

so many cupcakes, so little time:

a certain 6 year old i know made out very well this week on the cupcake front. and i had fun, too. (i wish i could take credit for the middle ones, but alas, cannot). now i get a 3 week respite, and then it starts all over again for a certain about-to-be 3 year old i know. oh yum.

…and oh my. i’d better make sure i get to the gym between batches.


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six years ago today my life completely changed. for ever. for good. at 3:06 on the morning of october 7, 2002, i gave birth to my first child. a perfect, beautiful little boy. six and a half pounds, nineteen or so inches. tiny. huge.

i had no idea what i was in for. neither the crushing love i’d feel for this being i’d never before met – nor the crushing exhaustion that accompanies it. (i have never been so tired in my life. i never even thought it possible to be so tired. so trite, but soooo true. you mamas know what i’m talking about).

and today, he’s 6. six. SIX. my first baby is six and i am floored by that. i am writing this  as i sit next to him in the kitchen. he’s putting together a 482 piece lego set that he got for his birthday. we’re hanging out. it’s so cool.

happy birthday, bug. i love you endlessly.

one day old:

one year old:

two years old:

three years old:

four years old:

five years old:

and now, six:

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pinch me

so this morning – is it possible? – both kids were dropped off at their schools, i got to go to the new cafe, have a cappuccino in peace, come home, do laundry, bake cupcakes for tomorrow, and had time to do a quick post.

am i dreaming? could it really be?

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