Graduation, Rainbows, and Pool Time!

Well, the last few weeks have been a catch up game!  A couple of weeks ago, we decided to start working on the pool.  We haven’t done much with it in the last couple of years since Elysha broke her leg and then we tried to get it done one year and got a massive […]

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day, 2019! One of the things we’ve started doing less of around Memorial Day is attending the typical BBQ festivities and using this holiday as an extra sleep in day.  We’ve been working pretty diligently to instill a sense of gratitude for what Armed Forces have done for us and this is another holiday […]

End of School!

It’s summertime y’all!  Schools out and I’ve never been happier! (Well, okay, maybe I’ve been happier, but this year was PHEW!) Our little guy is done with 2nd grade and managed over the year to read 124 books!  He’s so proud of his accomplishment that he put the Accelerated Reader paper on his desk in […]

All things April!

April has been an amazing month, so far!  Silas is branching out a little more every day and every day, we learn something new about his ADHD.  We’re working to figure out how he handles things day to day and learning how to adapt when things fail for him. ADHD is a hard battle if […]

All I want for (insert holiday name) is a clean house…

Let me be first to admit, this image isn’t my house – though mine looks this way OFTEN with kids.  I wish I had a Tidy House by Marie Kondo,  but if I’m honest, about the only thing that SPARKS JOY for me lately is the sound of trash bags opening and dumping stuff into […]

Catching up!

Okay, so let’s just admit it.  I’m super bad at making time for me – and this blog.  But, ‘April 1 resolutions’ anyone?  I mean, am I joking with myself? So, catching up! Right before Spring Break, the kids had a great week planned at school.  It had been pretty chilly and I was a […]

Welcome 2019!

I’m the world’s worst food planner.  I really want to get better at this, but I’m just not great at it.  I envy the family that can meal plan/prep and stay on budget.  This isn’t my strong suit.  However, I’m getting better!