Week in Review- January 30th, 2015

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While this week was almost exclusively about basketball, there were a few other highlights.  Like these two….they bought a house!! We were thrilled that they invited us to come to the home inspection.  It’s such a cute house- perfect for them! Speaking of cute couples, these two found their way to the bird feeder during [...]

My Favorite Soup- Chicken Curry!!


 The weather is like this…  So, I declare it SOUP WEATHER!! If I could pick ONE, just one soup to eat for the rest of my life, it would be this one!  (Without the curry) Here are the simple ingredients First, start with your rotisserie chicken.  Grab all of the meat off that chicken! I [...]

Week in Review- January 23rd, 2015

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Hello and welcome to my week in review!! Pitch and Chuck visited my house this week as I worked on my pantry.  Here are my before, during and after pics! Oh my goodness, I can actually SEE what I have now! Here’s what I’ve learned from de-cluttering my pantry.  I can buy “healthy” cereal, and [...]

Laundry with Littles (Under age 10)


Would you think I was weird if I told you that I like doing laundry?  Well, I DO!!  I’m not an expert by any means and I always call my Mom for advice when I have a stain I can’t get out, but I’ve done my fair share of laundry over the last 24 years! [...]

Week in Review- January 16th, 2015

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It’s the end of the week and LET’S BRING ON THE WEEKEND!!  Here’s what we’ve been up to! We watched #42 play out of town last Friday night.  Oh my…our team took a beating.  I guess that happens when one of our best players is gone.– Shoot!  Win or lose, his team is FUN to [...]

50 Things about Me

50 things

    1. I am an only child, and married an only child. 2. We wanted a big family because our kids have no aunts, uncles or cousins. 3. I have 4 amazing kids- 3 boys and 1 girl. I had a miscarriage in there too. 4. My favorite color is purple. 5. I was [...]

Week in Review- January 9th, 2014

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The big news here this week…we have snow…and cold!!!  I guess it is Winter and all.  Last weekend I woke up, looked out and saw a winter wonderland!! The kids made the best of it, sliding on an icy pond in our new subdivision. (please note the lack of boots on Son #3)  Poor kid, [...]

My Favorites from the Blog- 2014


  It’s the beginning of the year, a time to look forward with anticipation into the next year, 2015. Before I do that, I feel the need to look back, reflect and celebrate my favorite posts from this blog!  Sit back, grab a mug of hot chocolate, and enjoy my favorites! Our favorite board games [...]

Week in Review- January 2, 2015

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I have to admit, I’m honestly digging…digging hard to find pics of my fabulous 5 this week!  It’s been one of those weeks! Yes, I can come up with a million things to be thankful for, I just don’t have any recent pics that you would want to see! Let me tell you a little [...]

Puppy Picks #3


My little sweet girl, Minnie, had her first doggie dental cleaning at the vet a few weeks ago.  Let me tell you, it was quite a process.  The cleaning went well and luckily this was only her first cleaning- not bad for a 6 year old (Yorkies are prone to dental disease.) The process involved [...]