Like any mom, I love giving toys to my girls for Christmas and their birthday. I love going through the stores, thinking about their unique personalities, and picking out toys that I think will suit them best. I love getting educational toys, and books, and stuff that is just plain fun. And, my girls like playing with their toys. But, those toys aren't necessary for a good time. The cherubs also enjoy:
I knitted a toy elephant for my niece for Christmas. It turned out very well, I think.
My kids didn't care too much for the finished product, however. They were more interested in it when it looked like this:
I am a Northern transplant in a Southern world, a suburban girl thrust into the country life, Rocky Balboa surrounded by Scarlett O'Haras and Miss Mellies. Every day is an adjustment, every day is an adventure, every day is a struggle to keep my Northern accent.
I stay home on our mini-farm to raise our three little girls (5-year-old Bean, 3 1/2-year-old Cakes, and baby Peanut). I started this blog to maintain my sanity and an adult vocabulary.