Our neighborhood has a party for everyone a couple of times a year. It is lots of fun with free hot dogs, cotton candy, and snacks for the kids. They always have a jump house and my kid’s favorite thing is the DJ. He has been there every time so far and has fun music . . . → Read More: Spring Neighborhood Party and Glow Stick Madness
I have been so blessed to be able to send the kids to a one day a week school for homeschooled kids. They get to do lots of things like PE, art, and music in a school setting while learning from home most of the time. It also gives me a day to run . . . → Read More: Super Hero School Program
A boy and his dog. I took the photo through the door because I knew that as soon as I opened the door our retriever would get up, and she did. For so long she would knock Little Jason down when he was outside. I’m glad that they are good friends now.
Boys and sticks. . . . → Read More: A lovely spring day at our house
My girls picked out this recipe in their Southern Living Kids Cookbook a while back. Yesterday they asked me why they hadn’t been able to make anything for a while. Well, we’ve had a lot going on, but besides that they are not getting done with their school work. Well guess what? They got up . . . → Read More: How to make Vanilla Milk
We had such a fun weekend! Jason and I actually got to go on a date! You know, the kind without the kids. It’s a rare thing, but I love when we get to go. I’ll tell you more about that tomorrow. The weather was gorgeous and we spent lots of time out in the . . . → Read More: Weekend fun target shooting
We were riding in the van. All the usual things going on with the kids, except that on this day they were getting along. Ha! They were actually laughing and carrying on to the point where I was distracted.
In the back seat I’m not exactly sure what Grace and Faith were doing, but I . . . → Read More: This makes me laugh
For the last several summers the girls have joined a reading club at a nearby baptist church. They met once a week for reading, crafts, snacks, and a short video. Unfortunately, we missed lots of the meetings due to all of our traveling and company this summer, but we still managed to make it over . . . → Read More: Summer Reading Club
I was having the girls help me clean up. Grace, my six year old, was goofing off and not being very helpful. I found her pushing the highchair all around the dining room train fashion.
“Grace, put that away and help us clean,” I used my best mom voice.
“But where do I put it?” . . . → Read More: Literal Child
I get the girls’ hair cut once a year, and I always try to take them somewhere economical and with a coupon if at all possible. I found a coupon one day and loaded up. When we arrived the lady looked crosswise at my coupon then finally said, “Okay,” but she would only let me . . . → Read More: You get what you pay for
Grace’s birthday fell on a Saturday this year. Since it is a day that Daddy is home all day we try to go some where fun. After much pondering we decided on iT’Z Family Food & Fun for lunch. Grace asked me to take her picture on this cupcake. I thought it was appropriate!
I . . . → Read More: Grace Turns Six!