Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Chocolate chunk cookies!

This recipe has become my "go-to" recipe for chocolate chip cookies. I ran out of chocolate chips, so I opted to use some chopped dark chocolate in their place. The cookies turned out well. :)


Monday, June 20, 2011

When it comes to milestones, my kid doesn't mess around

While Kara and I took a moment to relax on the couch this morning, she grabbed my finger, opened her mouth and stuck it inside. This is a behaviour which she used to engage in considerably in the past, but which recently subsided. She stuck my finger into the back of her mouth, presumably to massage a spot for her. It was only when I started feeling around that I noticed a hard protrusion at the lower-front and left of her gumline. A quick peek showed that what I felt was — in fact — Kara's long-awaited first tooth!

Then, as we were finishing up dinner, she decided to do some of this:


Sunday, June 05, 2011

Vegan chocolate chip cookies!

Many thanks to Emma for first providing me with a sample of, then sending me a link to the recipe for, Go Dairy Free's"Can't Miss" Chocolate Chip Cookie. It's yummy.


Saturday, June 04, 2011


When I looked down from what I was reading at the dinner table at where Kara was, on the floor, she was standing up unassisted.

When I got kinda squealy about it, she thought I was upset with her and hid under my chair for a while. I had to clap my hands and give her a hug to get the message across. Silly baby. :)