Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jedi Art

My boys have a bedroom which is dominated by Star Wars. When we moved into our new house, my mom bought the boys Star Wars comforters for their bed, so in their eyes, the rest of the room had to … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, Andrew, art work, bedroom, crafts, decorations, Legos, paper craft, star wars | 17 Comments

7 Years?

Studies have shown that owning a dog can add as many as 7 years to your life. Apparently, owning a dog helps lower your blood pressure and relieves stress. I think those scientists must have been on crack.

Posted in observations, Sophie | 11 Comments

Lasagna Roll Ups

In an attempt to lower our monthly grocery bill, I have frozen a few extra meals in order have them ready to go on days I don’t feel like cooking. One of my favorite meals for freezing is Lasagna Roll … Continue reading

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She Wins

I put my daughter down to sleep in our bedroom over Christmas due to family staying in her room. I put her to bed at 8:30. At 8:45 she opened the door and I told her to go back to … Continue reading

Posted in bedroom, books, caroline, parenting | 6 Comments

Valentine Bingo

January Goals: #3 Complete Valentine Bingo game for etsy Done!

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I bought my nine year old these pants 4 weeks ago. When I purchased them, the pants were at least two and a half inches longer. Amazing what a steady diet of mac n’cheese and peanut butter sandwiches can do … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, clothes, parenting | 4 Comments

Celebration List – It’s a Printable!

I am the world’s worst person when it comes to remembering birthdays or anniversaries. My entire family and group of friends are all nodding their head in agreement right now. I have two friends who I have known since birth … Continue reading

Posted in birthdays, calendar, calender, family, forms, printables | 12 Comments


We have a sock monster in our house. We must, because I don’t understand how we have so many single socks waiting for a partner. After having a rotating pile of socks on my bedroom floor for a year I … Continue reading

Posted in art work, crafts, decorations, house projects, husbands, laundry room, printables | 7 Comments

A New Addition

Remember my post “A Hairy Christmas?” It could have been considered hairy for an entirely different reason. We got a dog. Now to be clear, I never wanted a dog. Ever. In my experience, they are stinky and their hair … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, animals, christmas, Sophie | 12 Comments

Thank You

My husband and I are trying to raise our children to be well mannered, considerate, and respectable young people. Emphasis on the trying. They’re not walking around wearing white undershirts and smoking but some days I worry if we’re making … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, christmas, family, observations, parenting | 11 Comments