Celebrating Easter at my parent's house did not go as planned today. My sister was not able to come, as her youngest child had a fever and croup, and the rest of her family was beginning to feel ill too. I began my morning at 4:30 a.m. because my son has been teething and not … Continue reading Today was a Totally Crazy Day
It's official: I've made 37 trips around the sun. It doesn't feel like I should be 37, but then again, what is 37 supposed to feel like? I think 37 isn't too bad. I have two pretty awesome kids and an incredible husband. I have wonderful supportive family on both sides. We have a roof … Continue reading So This is What 37 Looks Like… and Cake
Good morning everyone! I am the queen of lists. I even have lists of lists! Otherwise, I am a mess terrible at staying organized and keeping everything straight. It is even worse now that I have a husband and kids! To stay organized, I keep a binder of lists that I use over and over. … Continue reading Check Out my New Freebies Page
Yesterday was the one year anniversary of my last surviving grandparent's death and I wish that I could somehow get Superman to fly around the Earth backwards to be able to go back in time and spend more time with all of my grandparents. I would love to watch a baseball game with my grandpa … Continue reading The Blessing of Grandparents and Benefits for the Whole Family
These days many people are trying to get by on a small budget or living a frugal lifestyle. I like to get out of the house and have fun with the kids during the weekend, but I don't want to spend tons of money. And let's be honest, sometimes families don't have the money to … Continue reading 10 Free Places to Visit as a Family
Here are a couple of doodles I made this morning. Can any of you relate? Kid songs get stuck in my head all day. I used to think my mom was so grumpy when I took naps with her. This is what my Sunday nap was like. Now I understand. Mom, I'm sorry.
When I was a kid, holidays like Easter, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas were days I always looked forward to because I loved playing with my cousins. I have seventeen first cousins so we always had a great time having Easter egg hunts, playing games, or dressing up for our small Christmas pageant on Christmas … Continue reading Cousins Can be the Best Friends