Pool Trips

If I had a nickle for every time one of my kids came up to me and asked: “Can I go to the pool?” I’d be one rich mother by now! ­čśë
I don’t mind it at all, though. Gives them something to do and gives me blissful silence. Two for two! All my kids are […]

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The Grand-Kid Wall

Have I mentioned that I have an entire wall of my living room with neat, age-ordered grand-kid pictures? I love having all my grand-kids on the wall. All six of ’em! Sorry, just bragging a bit on my awesome grandkids. It’s kind of mind-boggling to think of every one of my kids eventually having a […]

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Golden Anniversary

Putting aside my daily ramblings about meaningless things, such as Studiologic Keyboards┬á to concentrate on a very special event coming right up here: My parents will be celebrating their golden 50 year wedding anniversary┬áwith friends and family on August 11, at an activity-filled Nature Center in Madison. My parents asked my own personal cook (Sarah!) […]

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Bountiful Garden

I am just so proud of my gorgeous garden this year. Not only does it look great but it’s also yielding out a bountiful and delicious harvest! We just picked the first tomatoes this week and we’ve been having a steady flow of ripe zucchini, summer squash, peppers, green beans. *swoon* Obviously the best part […]

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Saving Money

Having a large-ish family usually doesn’t come with a warning label of just how many expenses there will be.
Not complaining at all here. I love my big family and couldn’t imagine life without them.
But have you ever noticed how many hidden expenses come up? Pool trips. Baseball gloves. New shoes. School supplies. The list could […]

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Winding Down

The summer is officially winding down. The kid’s baseball games ended this week, as well as Sarah’s ballet intensive. Let me tell you, these past three weeks without Sarah at my right hand have been extremely different! I am looking forward to settling down for the rest of the summer before the reality of SCHOOL […]

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