Category: Ella

She makes a great French 75

She makes a great French 75

LA’s current favourite cocktail is the French 75. Served in a flute, the ingredients are: Two ounces gin 1 1/2 Ounces of Simple syrup juice of half a lemon Champagne Directions: Combine sugar, lemon...

Ella’s tooth finally comes out

Ella’s tooth finally comes out

After much anticipation and some consternation, Ella’s tooth finally decided to come out. The blood flow couldn’t dampen her enthusiasm to see what the tooth fairy would bring her. Unfortunately, the tooth fairy had...

Thank goodness for grandmothers

Thank goodness for grandmothers

Leigh Anne was getting Ella changed after an evening swim. While brushing her hair, she tells her how proud she is of her swimming. “Momma, do you think there are very many five years...

Benny and Yaya at five

Benny and Yaya at five

This year marks Ben and Ella’s fifth year – a seemingly landmark year. The babies are gone. Well, they still come out once in a while, but they are rapidly moving into the next...

Magic dust

Magic dust

Saturday was dress rehearsal and picture day for the first ballet recital. Ella’s troupe (Baby Ballet, Tuesday class) are doing the Magic Dust dance in Cinderella. When I look at these pictures, it’s as...