Monthly Archives: May 2011


What are three words that describe being a mommy you ask? Glamor, glamor, glamor. Let me share with you a rather glamorous night at our house. The day started rather uneventfully, just a typically school day. Everyone came home from … Continue reading

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Kitchen Bench

We have a window seat in the kitchen which the kids use to sit on when they eat. The table gets pulled up close so they can eat easily. It’s practically been a year since we moved into our house … Continue reading

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Here’s a funny little nugget I never posted: On Easter morning after our Easter egg hunt, I took the boys to church. We sat in the back row and people watched until the service began. Alex quickly located a woman … Continue reading

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Weight a Minute…that Can’t be Right

I like…chicken flautas, chips and queso, chocolate, ice cream, cake, pizza, … and sadly that’s what I’ve been eating for the last 10 weeks. I got extremely lackadaisical when it came to my eating. If I thought about it, I … Continue reading

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Summer Dresses

I love to wear dresses in the summer – they’re both comfy and cool. Since it has started to consistently hit the 90’s, it is officially summer in my book. So ladies… go out & get a new dress, put … Continue reading

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Words are powerful. They can be arranged in so many ways. The arrangement can be helpful or hurtful. When I told people I was pregnant with my fourth child I received many responses. I wrote down several which left a … Continue reading

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Spring & Summer Wreath

Our front door has looked rather bare the last several months so I decided to make a wreath for it. On a recent trip to Goodwill, I found a huge bag of raffia for fifty cents – score! I bought … Continue reading

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Here’s what I’m listening to and loving right now

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Just Say No

Never say yes to your children. Whatever it may be. Just say no. I should have followed my own advice on Monday night. Typically Mondays are crazy nights for us. We usually have several activities going on at the same … Continue reading

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100th Post

Wow! Can you believe this is my 100th post? When I started writing back in November I thought my posts would focus mainly on my crafty endeavors. But overtime I realized I didn’t produce projects at a quick enough pace, … Continue reading

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