Category Archives: family

Friday Favorites…August 14 Edition

I thought it would be fun to share a few of my recent favorite things here today. It’s totally random but I think a lot of fun. It’s August, 99 degrees outside, and I just bought some Christmas fabric. Is … Continue reading

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July 4th Recap

Our family had a great 4th of July long weekend. First item on our weekend was a splash and dash race for my 10 year old. The race consisted of a 100m swim and a 1 K run – short … Continue reading

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Skiing for Spring Break

Since we are just 2 days away from being done with school this year I thought that now would naturally be a good time to share some spring break photos. For their Christmas present this year, my sister and her … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day Jokes for Your Kids

I’m always leery of playing practical jokes because I’m always afraid of what will then be done to me in retaliation. I hate surprises so I don’t do well with surprise parties, things jumping out at me, or anything of … Continue reading

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Ruthless – Mom Observation

Inviting people over to dinner always seems like a good idea until you look around your house the day of the event….And once it’s under an hour before their expected arrival it’s amazing how unsentimental you can suddenly become toward … Continue reading

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Love Has No Labels – Video

This film will make you tear up. I watched with my kids and it was such a good talking point. It’s a great visual for what we believe about families and love. Enjoy!  

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My kids have been waiting and waiting for some snow days this year. Unlike the north we just need some ice and SCHOOL IS CANCELLED! Yippee! I’m not going to lie. When we got that call last week that the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts #1

Mindy over at Rindy Mae does “Random Thoughts and Tidbits” posts from time to time and they are some of my favorite to read so I thought it was time for my own such post. *My 9 year old was … Continue reading

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2015 Family Words

Last week I shared our 2014 family words and today I’m going to share with you our 2015 words. For the canvases last year we used colorful magazine clippings but I decided to try and make it a little different … Continue reading

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2014 Family Words of the Year & Our Wall of Pictures

Last year was the first year each member of our family came up with a “word” for the year. The word each person chose was entirely up to them, although I did provide the 4 yr old with some choices. … Continue reading

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