Holy smokes! It has been waaaaayyyyy too long since I blogged! I miss the days when I documented life through the eyes of my camera and the feelings in my heart. I miss being able to go back and take a peek at our special memories. Yes, I have the pictures, but there's something special about having the words too. Today is, of course, a great day to give thanks so that's just what I'm going to do. I'll make it simple. I'm so THANKFUL for . . . These SILLY kids who LOVE each … [Continue reading...]

Happy 2015


We had a fun time ringing in the New Year with friends both old and new! None of us actually made it to the midnight kiss! Reegs and her daddy tried to watch a show from 11:30 to 12, but they both fell asleep. We look forward to all of the fun and memories we get to build in 2015! … [Continue reading...]

Snowy Sunday


The snow made it, and it’s great fun!  

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Christmas 2014 was Merry


A few weeks back, I was visiting with my mom on the phone. Earlier that day, she had returned from an appointment and informed my dad that she thought it was the perfect year to visit us for Christmas. His reply was that she was ruining his surprise! You see, he had the same thought, […]

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Reegan >> 2nd Grade


I can’t believe how old and grown up Reegan is! She is doing such a wonderful job in 2nd grade, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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Pumpkin Spice


As school hits, the weather gets cooler, and I start heading for the cozy sweaters in my closet, I also start dreaming of everything pumpkin spice! How about you? Are you a fan of pumpkin spice? After a summer of venturing away from my paleo ways, I’m so ready to get back on track! Here […]

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Montana – Summer ’14


We recently returned from another extremely fun and relaxing trip to Montana. We just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE being with family and enjoying the wide open space! The kids thought the fireworks were pretty cool. Rylan loved the worms . . . Reegan, not so much! We were able to have a lovely memorial for my […]

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We had a Ball at Bunco!


Bunco . . . an evening of fun that I look forward to each and every month. Sometimes we roll the dice, and sometimes we don’t. No matter what, it’s a laugh so hard you cry kind of night, and we all go home with a prize even if we don’t play. Our group has […]

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>> A Buffet Update with Chalk Paint >>


After using chalk paint to redo my daughter’s dresser, I knew I wanted to try it out a bit more. I had this little idea to add some bold arrow/chevron lines to the top of our buffet table that sits in our entry and living room. A 4 oz Annie Sloan Chalk Paint sample was […]

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New Year’s Breakfast the Fun Kid Way


The first morning of 2014 was filled with Lucky Charms, marshmallow skewers, Pirate Booty, Peppermint Patties topped with sprinkles, and a few apple slices, grapes, and oranges. Can it get much better than that?!?! I know you wanna be here for it next year : )

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