A new tradition

Since the Christmas tree is up and the decorations are set, we decided to start a new tradition in the Leger house. We’ve joined the millions* and are participating in Elf on the Shelf! Maximus has never heard of it and he’s never seen one. We thought 4 1/2 was a good age to really get into it. … Continue reading A new tradition

Gingerbread Man

Maximus wanted to make gingerbread cookies tonight. (From a package: add butter, egg, and water. Cookie cutter borrowed from my mother.) I’ve never made them but it’s not hard to add three ingredients. I put the batter in the fridge for 15 minutes because they looked sticky. It didn’t help! Not even with flour on … Continue reading Gingerbread Man

My preschooler

When you stop documenting your life on a blog you miss some big milestones. Like your oldest son starting school. It’s been a whirlwind of a summer and fall. Maximus started preschool with a little bit of anxiety and a lot of excitement. We got past the initial confusion of not going every day but … Continue reading My preschooler