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This was one of those projects that I had been meaning to make since Blob was one, but didn’t get around to doing until January of this year. To be fair, though, there is far less choice for large, sturdy plastic bottles in Finland, since they are considered ...

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We have apparently entered the compound word phase. Which would be great except that the words are still somewhat questionable at best. For instance, Blob cannot pronounce “ankka” so ducks are now “kakka”. Which can be somewhat confusing, especially when we are trying to ...

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December 2007. T and I were watching TV as our new kitten Misu scampered around our feet, doing all the things that silly young things do. At one point, she was out of our field of vision and we heard frantic thumping, followed by a resigned whine. After a minute, I went over to investigate and...

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Our little dude turned 1 this weekend. 1 year! It mostly passed in a sleep-deprived haze, but we’re still very pleased to watch him turning into his own little person. So many infant things to pack away, even as our living room is rapidly filling up with clunky, loud toddler things. Well,...

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Blob’s first taste of a traditional Finnish Easter dessert. As I mentioned in a previous post about it, mämmi is one of those dishes Finns like to share with everybody to see their reactions. I found it rather pleasant, though would probably use it more as an ingredient than a dish unto i...

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Blob’s first taste of tangerine. He had previously tried oranges with hilarious results. These tangerine sections were a bit sweeter, though, so he liked them better.


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SPOOOOOON!

Apr. 22nd, 2015 05:00 am
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As all of the baby food posts might attest, Blob has been taking to solids with the greatest enthusiasm. What I haven’t said much about yet is how he’s doing with the whole feeding-himself skill set. That’s because… well, this.


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