First Woodworking Project: Mother’s Day Gifts

When I was a young boy, I fondly recall spending hours in the garage with my father’s bright orange K-mart electric drill. With this drill and a few other odd tools from my dad’s peg wall, I cobbled together my masterpiece: a new coat rack for Mom and Dad’s room; a very special gift for […]

Holy Cow!

Look who’s one!

I know this post is a little late, but Nate had a great 1st birthday November 9th. To match his bedroom, Mommy made him a “big top” themed cupcake cake. Here he is enjoying his first taste of birthday cake. We celebrated on his birthday with the Harvey’s and the Krick’s. Everybody had a lot […]

I’m walkin’, yes indeed, and talkin’…

Nathan took his first step on his own on his Daddy’s birthday (July 4th), just shy of his 8 month birthday.  He’s really trying hard to walk on his own, and being more daring about taking steps alone.  He walks pretty well just holding on to a finger or pant leg, and is now putting […]

Movin’ and groovin’…

We haven’t blogged in a while, mainly because we’re chasing three very active kids. Nathan is about 7 1/2 months old and is on the move. He went from barely being able to sit by himself to crawling and pulling himself up to standing in what seemed to be a blink of an eye. He […]

Nathan’s Got a Crib

I’ve finally finished Nathan’s crib and posted it to my woodworking blog and


‘Twas the Day After Christmas…

…and off to the Plane; Flying with 2 toddlers and an infant?? We must be insane! We had a wonderful trip to Buffalo to celebrate Christmas with Grandma and Grampa Jaromin and my sister’s families. Getting there, however, was another story. Mad Dash The children were nestled all snug in their bed, Blissfully unaware of […]

A Visit from Saint Nicholas

This year’s photos with Santa…

Rock-a-bye, Nathan