To my mom on Mother’s Day! It is only now that I am a mother that I have begun to understand your role. I took you for granted as a child. You didn’t love me less. I remember one junior high conversation when I said, “Mom, it would be so sad if I died now,… [continue reading]
My dad Hal Thompson turns 85 tomorrow! Happy Birthday, Dad! Please keep him in your prayers as he is really suffering health wise right now! Dad’s childhood cowboy stories have always fascinated me. In honor of his birthday enjoy. His words below: “I remember asking my dad often when I could have my own horse…. [continue reading]
Wrapped in Love
This is a sponsored post created by me on behalf of Wrapped in Love. All opinions are my own. Cancer. It’s such an ugly word. Sadly it has hit our family hard. My sister Sara discovered she had appendix cancer when doctors found it during a routine surgery. In January of 2015 she went through a… [continue reading]
The Worst House Hunt
One year ago today we signed the papers and left with keys to our new-to-us house! Sounds like a pretty average event even though it might be a big thing for any family, but there was nothing average about this. Our search for a house ended up being one of the hardest times in my… [continue reading]
Faith is 16 and sure sweet!
Faith is sixteen! After her sisters Grace and Joy had opted for an extended family celebration at home, Faith decided she wanted to do some fun things with just the seven of us. We splurged on the “nice” theater with the “good” seats and even ordered lunch. Faith is a huge super hero fan and… [continue reading]
Chuck E. Cheese’s Unlimited Games
Looking for fun things to do with your kids and family? Head to Chuck E. Cheese’s! Chuck E. Cheese’s is introducing a whole new way to experience Chuck E. Cheese’s with Unlimited Games at select restaurants in the South Texas area! Family fun night out at Chuck E. Cheese’s always brings out the best smiles…. [continue reading]
Irish Day Fun
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! Our Irish parties have changed and varied through the years. It’s just not like Christmas or Easter when “everyone” takes off and spends time with families. Oh no, people just go on their merry way scheduling life with no regard to Irish Day! 😉 When we aren’t making memories at home… [continue reading]
Cruising with Kids!
We just came back from a fantastic 7 night cruise aboard the Carnival Breeze with our entire family of seven! We all agree that when it comes to having fun on a family vacation, #CruisingCarnival is the way to go. Carnival provided our family with one of their cruise packages and threw in a few… [continue reading]
How to dye your hair.
I dyed my hair. I resisted doing it myself for years, but my mom convinced me to give it a try, and I’m so glad she did. It saves so much time and money! Over lunch together the girls were talking about how they would like to dye their hair. They have all kinds of… [continue reading]
Happy 13 Joy!
And just like that we have two teenagers in the house. I am loving it! This old mama needs all the help she can get. 🙂 Joy spent hours making individual cards to welcome all of her guests. She went with a Beauty and the Beast theme. Her Aunt Sara outdid herself again on this… [continue reading]