Fact One: If a two-year-old and a thirty-three year old both receive Legos for Christmas, the thirty-three year old is likely to be the most excited.


…especially if they are his childhood legos, filled with other childhood mementos like Diamond Jim Arcade Tokens.

(Somehow I don’t think that those rusty, archaic tokens have any redeeming value at this point.)

Fact Two: Said two-year-old will be much more excited about her first pair of heels.

And wand. And wings.IMG_6625

Fact Three: Her cat might also be excited about the new wand.


Fact Four:Your two-year-old might surprise you and not mind sharing her wand with said cat.


Fact Five: Nothing completes a pair of PJ’s like a tu-tu.


Fact Six: A Real Christmas tree will not be happy when you remove it’s ornaments.IMG_6649

…and will be even less happy when you bag it, suffocate it, and tell it to not let the front door hit it on the way out.IMG_6652

Fact Seven: The population of trendy mall-strolling girlfriends discussing life, love, and fashion gets younger every day:



Luckily, however, the population of trendy, girl-watching guys is NOT getting younger.

Fact Eight: When having 14 adults and 16 children at your house for a New Year’s Eve party, there will be no doors that can stay closed and no corners in which you can hide your Christmas junk that your friends will not see. Because every square inch of available floor space WILL be filled with sleeping children:

..and they will be horrified at the state of your laundry closet.


8 thoughts on “Random Factual Roundup

  1. Haha, those are too cute! T loves legos too…he tried to convince me that K needed a lego city for Christmas. :)

    I LOVE the pics of Ali and AJ at the mall…too cute!

  2. Those pictures of Ali and AJ are so cute…before too long that might be Aubrey and Tessa holding hands in the mall discussing how their awful parents made them sleep in your laundry closet :)

  3. We got those princess shoes and those Legos for Xmas at our house. & as at yours, the shoes are much more popular than the Legos.

    Your daughter is so freaking adorable!

    Happy New Year!

  4. Christen – totally right. They will definitely whine about laundry room sleeping arrangements – especially that they had to SHARE them! :)

    Kitty – Maybe on B-Sides… working on it!

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