I am incredibly lucky to still be friends with my childhood classmates. Through boyfriends, marriages, babies and cross-country moves, Tricia and Alicia have always been there for me. On my last trip home, Alicia was pregnant with Boden (who also happens to share my birthday) so I was really looking forward [...]
After our grand tour of London, we were rather worn out and the Diva was in need of a down day. The Sarge had to show his face at work so we opted for a quick tour of Ickworth after nap time.
I love to tease my mom for all her distinct mannerisms and personality quirks. And her general response is to remind me that the joke's on me because I share pretty much all of them. I haven't lived in the same state (or country) as my family in seven years so when we do get together, we have to make up for lost time.
My mom has arrived in all her stylish, Norwegian glory! We've been busy catching up, shopping and nearly freezing to death in the snow. As I expected, she's reorganized my kitchen already and has done some cleaning as well. Martha Stewart's got nothing on Laila.