Recently the kids are participating in activities that require fundraising. My reaction to the kids’ fundraisers reminds me so much of how my parents responded when I had to sell something. Oh the funny fundraiser stories I can tell… When I was in grade school, every year the school would inevitably send me home with… [continue reading]
My Adventures Cleaning Houses through College
One of the jobs I had when I was in college was cleaning houses with my roommate. We had one house in particular that gave us fits. The owners were retired, but the man had been a doctor and the wife a concert pianist. We felt like they were always looking down their nose at… [continue reading]
Crazy Restaurant Stories
We’ve all got them right? Those crazy restaurant stories! At least I’d like to think I’m not alone in this, but it’s so much more fun to laugh over them than fret. Right? Come on over and laugh with us! Eating out with boys! After a wonderful day at Busch Gardens, we began our journey… [continue reading]
Remember to laugh! The busier and more stressed we are it’s even more important to find the daily humor in life’s circumstances. I don’t post them as often as I would like these days, but trust me, I’m still laughing. Can you relate to any of these “Esther” moments? Shoe problems anyone? Of all the… [continue reading]
Indiana road trip mishaps
Our entire two week Indiana road trip was shockingly devoid of our usual crazy moments. There were no children sick. We didn’t lose any of them or worse…forget one somewhere. We got up every day and did so many neat things. But what went wrong all happened in Corydon, Indiana. It had absolutely nothing to… [continue reading]
I wore a new pair of shoes once.
Yeah, I wore a new pair of shoes once, because apparently I’d never done it before or so it seemed. It was on the same trip to Mayberry that where I got into my sports bra predicament. If you haven’t read that one, I promise I put everything as delicate as possible. 😉 It’s like… [continue reading]
Help! I’m stuck in a sports bra, and I can’t get out!
I was determined to stay on my fitness routine. Packing for my media trip to Mayberry I looked down and saw the sports bra that my sister had given me in her bag of hand-me-downs. Usually her gifts are more for the kids, but every once in a while I find some gems that work… [continue reading]
Life’s Funny Moments
For crying out loud! Life is short and those embarrassing funny moments might as well be shared right? Our latest crackups: Why at church? Why in the middle of the service? My daughter tapped me on the shoulder and told me there was a bug on my back. I turned around, saw something crawling…(It looked… [continue reading]
Sending them off!
Bonkers. What have I done? I completely lost my mind. Major face palm. You know what I did? I let my eldest daughter Faith leave me for not one, not two, but three weeks! What was I thinking? Oh my goodness! Last week I dropped Faith off at the airport along with her cousin Adam… [continue reading]
Worst Dentist…the continuing saga.
Oh the things that have happened since this great big move to south Texas! I’ve told only some of the craziness like the trouble we had finding a house, hospitalizations, cancer…and so much more. But the ongoing saga of trying to find a dentist… Y’all I wouldn’t believe it if it didn’t happen to me…. [continue reading]