Am I alone or do you feel like you buy 742 pairs of socks and instead of having any in your the top dresser door, they are just strewn about begging to be matched up with their long lost soul mate? But instead of matching socks I spend approximately 264 minutes each week running my [...]
Summer is flying by…between the drought and the activities for the kids, I feel like I need another summer vacation! County fair season is drawing in for a close for us. We have activities at three county fairs between here in Indiana and back home in Illinois. As if I don’t have enough going on, [...]
Those who traveled with me to India already know how enamored I was with the children. They were beautiful. Their faces are etched in my mind. The eyes of these children were intoxicating. The interactions with their own mothers made me miss my babies. You wonder what they are pondering. And wonder just how large [...]
Boo turned seven a few weeks back, and I swear to you it felt like we celebrated for a week. No, we did celebrate for a week. Spoiled kid. It started the morning of his birthday. Which I think with the excitement he showed for the two gifts he got from us, we could have [...]
For some reason boo really wants to play goalie all the time in his U8 soccer games. But, sometimes I don’t think he has the attention span for it. Good game going on Boo? Ready to stop the goal? He started a little more attentive. Things were exciting down at the other goal for a [...]
My kids love helping in the kitchen. My children, genetically are predestined to love, LOVE chocolate. Throwing in some peanut butter, and they might just overdose. This candy pizza with a sugar cookie dough crust was so much fun to make and eat. Start with sugar cookie dough. Either a refrigerator type or powder mix [...]
First day of Kindergarten. First day of preschool. First face painting. First earrings. First big girl bike ride. First tooth lost. And second tooth lost. First indoor kitty. First 4-wheeler. First trip to Disney World. First time meeting real princesses. First best friend. First time tying shoes. First Christmas program. First trip to Napa.