Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas from Team Stein!

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Gingerbread House Hunter

It’s fairly common knowledge that The Dude (our dog) has a sweet tooth for the fine dining of holiday delicacies, notably candy corn and gingerbread houses.  When we say “fine dining,” we really mean “aged candy.”  Five years ago, when we moved into our first house, K, being the astute Christmas decorator that she is, put out T’s childhood gingerbread house for display on a table that was at German shepherd eye-level.  Needless to say, the 22-year-old candy was never seen or heard from again and only the foundation of a once-great architectural structure remains.

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Special Delivery

This is the best kind of unexpected package to be left on your doorstep. Moms and dads know just what we need.

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Tree Monster 2013

He has arrived with spectacles and a pipe cleaner garland bandana this year.

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I love it now…

…but I’m sure I will be cursing it when there’s still feet of it in April. The first snowfall is always the best one!

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Turkey Recap

We had a great break in Omaha that included family, football, friends, hypnotists, arcades, origami cranes and tattoos.

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