Back To The Grind

Been so busy catching up on everything since we returned home from Tennessee a few weeks ago, that I never found time for my blogging! Things are slowly returning to normal around here, with school work to catch up on, dance classes to go to, work schedules to get back to, and all the other […]

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Dream Houses

Preparations are in full swing to leave for Tennessee, tomorrow for the Feast of Tabernacles 2013.
A few years ago, we decided that it would be much more practical and comfortable to rent a house for the Feast, instead of staying hotels. I have to say that it is kind of fun choosing nice houses to […]

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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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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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Garden Is In!

We did the annual garden planting nearly two weeks ago and already I can see little sprouts shooting up! We have been getting a pretty steady amount of rain which caused everything to shoot up! (Including weeds) The only thing we lost was 3 eggplant plants when we had a frost last week. But otherwise, […]

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Mother’s Day 2013

This has to have been one of the most eventful Mother’s Day celebrations I can ever remember. It was a good-bye party for David, two b-day celebrations, AND Mother’s Day celebrations. We had a grand total of 21 people in the house and an impressive spread of food, courtesy of my handy cook, Sarah. Before […]

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Wrapping Up the School Year

The countdown to summer begins! I just calculated that we are 3 weeks out from being done with school and letting summer begin! The next few weeks are going to be filled with garden work, preparation for the last spring holy day, (Which sadly, falls on the date of the girls annual spring dance recital […]

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