Christmas Vacation

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial What a week it’s been! We’ve been visiting with out families since last Wednesday (late) and we’ve been enjoying all the time with them. There’s been WAY TOO MUCH food (who cares? It’s the holidays!), lots and lots of love and fellowship and even less sleep. 🙂 One of…

Is it vacation time yet? ;)

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial   The last week, for me, has been BUSY. And that’s putting it mildly. During the day, I had 4 children here (two 2 year old boys and two infant boys – yes, lots of testosterone, lol) Monday through Wednesday, then “only” three children (only had one infant instead…

A Houseful = My Heart is full

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial What a weekend!!! 🙂 Where to start? Hmm…ok, so my family came up late Friday night. We had a lot of running around to do (last-minute purchases for the party and our groceries for the week), so we did that Friday before the craziness of Saturday would happen. We…

Big Weekend!

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Remember that wonderfully decorated cake I made for my son’s 2nd birthday almost 2 weeks ago? Well, tomorrow we’re having family over to celebrate his birthday. We’re not having a huge party like we did for his 1st birthday, we scaled it down QUITE a bit this year. Instead…

My weekend – where did it go?

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial See the picture? Do you happen to see a pair of sock-covered toes peeping underneath the closet door? Yup – that is Z. He loves to hide in closets and scare his mother. As in, I’m trying to find him, assuming the worst (someone somehow broke into our home…

No-Bake Cookies

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Now these? These cookies are so full of memories…I grew up on these cookies. My parents were (and still are!) close friends with my dad’s sister, Ida, and her husband. I could write so many posts just with stories of our two families…oh the stories!! Mainly, because two of my…

Home Again

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial   It’s back to the normal grind today! We traveled home yesterday and made it safe and sound. No major issues with our travels – no detours, no puking dog – all was quiet and smooth. We did stop once so our son could go potty, but other than…

A Day to Remember, For Sure

Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial For those who don’t have family – my heart goes out to you. I sincerely wish everyone had family, and not just one or two people to call family, but that you would be able to have the amount of family I have. The amount to where there can…