Ice cream

I think I might just go on an ice cream diet until the baby’s born. Molly Moon has a blood orange ginger beer sorbet that sounds to die for. (I’m so bummed I missed their meyer lemon seasonal flavor.) I keep having visions of the model train that runs around the Mitchell’s creamery in Cleveland- […]

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New Foutz Rule

One of the largest take home messages I got from the Positive Discipline philosophy was, if it only works for a week- “Great! It worked for a week!” So who knows the duration of this latest success, but I’m reveling in it as long as I can. There was a long period where dinner time […]

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Phoenix Fun!

Last week, we got to spend a few days with my brother's family (and a few hours with my brother, Derek). It was great to see my neice and nephews. Scotter was so thrilled to have playmates all day- he was on their trampoline most of the time we were there. It was especially fun […]

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April 2nd means…produce diversity

My favorite fruit and veggie stand (Country Farms) is open!!! This morning I got apples, bananas, tangelos, oranges, grapes, grapefruit, asparagus, parsnips, beets, cucumbers, zucchini, carrots, celery and three kinds of lettuce all for 35 bucks. I could have got only four of those things for the same price at Costco and been forced to […]

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Craving chocolate. Craving chocolate. Craving chocolate!

When I’m pregnant I loose my sweet tooth. I think my chocolate stores must be low because my appetite for it is insatiable! Nestles chocolate chips just aren’t cutting it. Oh, how I pine for another date to The Chocolate Bar with my bestie, Mary!

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Cheers!

I ran today. Only down the street and back, but I ran, and it felt great! Tom has been on call for the last week and he hasn’t got called in once! That means we’ve had “daddy” home all week- unexpectedly. It’s been amazing. I’m going to chalk that one up to grace. I bought […]

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Visit to Grandma and Poppa's

We just returned from a fantastic visit to Grandma and Poppa Pete’s place. Here’s a few pictures: The main reason we came up was to hear my youngest sister Dantzel solo with her youth orchestra. She played beautifully, and I beamed with pride the entire time. She wakes up every morning at 5:30 so she […]

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Baby Visitors: Foutzes

A few days after my family left Tom’s mom flew in, and a few days after that his sister, Adrienne. It was wonderful to have them and all their help. They kept up the pattern of entertaining Scotter in the mornings while I slept in, and kept me sleep positive by letting me get a […]

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