Me and my girls had the opportunity for a girls-only weekend. The boys were off doing Scout stuff yesterday and today. So we had a fun couple of days. It started yesterday afternoon with hair cuts including Rae’s first haircut! Awwwwww. Not to be biased, but I’m pretty sure these are the two cutest girls… Continue reading #29 Girls Weekend
This is Rae at the park today. I just want to know if there is something sweeter and more lovely and pure and silly and beautiful than her. I really can’t think of anything.
We all went to the park this evening for TJ’s soccer practice. It was a warm and sunny day and it was an excuse to get everyone out of the house. I was sitting at a picnic table and looked over to see Scott and all four kids kicking balls around. I have a feeling this… Continue reading #19 The Park
This little scene unfolded early this evening. I was making dinner and sort of loitering in the kitchen. I glanced out the sliding glass door to see this: Dee is on the swing, tongue out, blue shower cap on her head. TJ is catching the handle of a jump rope, midair. Ty is running around… Continue reading #18 Simple Play
This beautiful plate of old fashioned goodness was our dinner this evening. It started with ground beef. I had a pound thawed and needed to use it. I wanted to try something different and easy-ish. I honestly don’t know how I came up with salisbury steak but I did and here it is! I have… Continue reading #15 Salisbury Steak
This is Tucker. Sweet boy. Apparently it’s #nationaldogday. (What would we do without social media to alert us to these important occasions?) He’s our only dog, and our first baby. We adopted him as a puppy from a local rescue group. He is one of eight puppies in his litter and the biggest and only… Continue reading #12 Puppy
This represents about six hours of my day. Homeschool preparations. It’s getting real. We’re starting part time this coming week. It felt really good to sit down on the floor and dig in. Making copies, assembling binders, and watching some favorites movies: The Family Man, Thomas Crown Affair, and Dan in Real Life while I worked. Even… Continue reading #6 Preparations