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If I’d been prepared to give a toast… by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility 11-11-11  – they made a wish and a promise.   On Friday, 11-11-11, Mandy was married in a surprise wedding.  It was beautiful, perfect, and just right for M ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday: Clara and Two Heads by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility When the leaves in our backyard were beautiful two weeks ago, I took the trio outside and tried to take some photos of them – ... Read on »
A Pinterest Halloween by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   Bo is sitting next to me as I start this post this morning.  One look at the photos I uploaded into this post and he was very excited, “Hey!  We made those!”  Yes, w ... Read on »
Halloween… A week later… by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility     I know you’ve all been sitting on the edge of your seats, anxious for me to post photos from our Halloween fun (no, wait, that’s just my mom and MIL…) but my c ... Read on »
Tidbits by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   As you can see from the photo above, Bo has started his wish list for Santa.  The toy catalogs have started to arrive and Bo cuts out photos of the items he want ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday: Bears Indoor Picnic by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We had a fairly lazy Sunday morning.  After breakfast, we started laundry, Mike mowed, and the kids and I played outside.  Once we came in, it was lunch tim ... Read on »
Over the river and through the woods… by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility      …to Grammie’s house we go.  On Saturday, we made a day trip to see my mom.  We haven’t seen my mom since Easter and Bo was convinced that Grammie was going to ... Read on »
Monday Munchies: Crock Pot White Chicken Chili by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Our Sunday supper this week was this chili. We haven’t experimented with white chili much around here, but this was pretty tasty and will be something I make again ... Read on »
Bo’s First Field Trip by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This morning was Bo’s first field trip.  His class went to Boggio’s Orchard which is about 20 minutes away.  I am very thankful for the flexibility that my career ... Read on »
So, I’ve decided I want to be a writer. by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Go ahead – roll your eyes – but know that I’m not totally ridiculous.  I realize that the blog posts I pound out here in 10 minutes a day don’t make me a writer.  Many of ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday: Geneva Models by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   During the summer, the kiddos had a photo shoot at Graham’s with free ice cream.  The girls’ photo ended up in a brochure for the city of Geneva.    ... Read on »
When the first thing you see is a cock… by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   …it should be a sign that the hotel you’ll be staying in is a total dive.  The IMOTC convention was held in Springfield this year at the Route 66 Hotel and Conference ... Read on »
Monday Munchies: Vodka Infused Gummy Bears by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This weekend, I attended the 49th Annual IMOTC (Illinois Mothers of Twins Clubs) Convention in Springfield.  I left my SLR at home with the kiddos, so I copied thes ... Read on »
It’s a barge! by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Rachel M. is our lucky winner!  She guessed a barge and indeed, they were watching this barge float down the Illinois River.  Rachel, send me an email! I’m abso ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday: Picnic by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility After our fun at the apple orchard on Saturday morning, we went in search of a place to eat our picnic lunch.  We found the perfect spot.  Can you guess what ... Read on »
Adventures at the Apple Orchard by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility             One of our adventures over the weekend was a trip to Tanner’s Orchard.  We met several of my twin mom friends there and let our kids enjoy the ... Read on »
Tidbits by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility     Bo had school photos on Wednesday.  Of course, that meant I had to attempt to snap a few photos of the trio before we headed to school.  Some of their expression ... Read on »
I’m Not A Runner… by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility But that doesn’t mean I can’t keep trying.  Pardon my appearance above.  Unwashed,slicked back, hair isn’t attractive on me.    And yes, this photo was before ... Read on »
Rainbow Birthday by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility On Saturday, we celebrated the girls’ birthday with a rainbow themed birthday party at Mike’s parents’ house.  A big thank you to my MIL and FIL for hosting the party and ... Read on »
Monday Munchies: Rainbow Caketastrophe by Jamie W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility    Last Friday, I attempted to make the girls’ birthday cake.  Um, yeah.  It turned into a total cake wreck.  At least it was made with love, right?  Obviously I ... Read on »