Category Archives: Family

Another Box Checked Off On To Do List

We have been busy here on the homestead!

Isn’t it funny how all of a sudden when an idea pops into your mind, that idea seems so easy to accomplish?

In your mind.

Until you put that idea into action, physically.

We did something of the sort recently. Turned an idea into action. The overall outcome turned out wonderful. The process we had to go through to get to wonderful, painful and tiring!

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Little League Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fair And Fun

Little League Baseball is a part of our boys’ lives as much as ice cream is to summer.

The Slide

We live baseball for much of April, May and June. Then we turn around and do it all over again in August and September. Our family loves the game, and we love watching our kids play their hearts out.

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I Love You Because

It started a little over 3 months ago before Valentine’s Day.

I got an idea to surprise my boys by leaving them a note on their bedroom doors. I thought I would leave them a note every day leading up to Valentine’s Day. The note was in the shape of a heart and it started out with the phrase, “I love you because.” Every day I would leave an Continue reading

Happy Fat Tuesday 2016

It’s Fat Tuesday again!

paczki dayEvery year, for 40 years strong, my mother lovingly makes Pączki, and this year was no different. You may recall that last year I wrote a blog post about the pączki tradition we have here in my family. If you are new to my blog, here it is for your reading indulgence.

Happy Fat Tuesday 2016!

What I Have Learned In 2015

what I have learned in 2015

Well here we are again. At the end of another year already.

I am happy to say that 2015 was a good year for me. As a matter of fact, it was a good year for my family too.

This was the year of the Job. Both my beloved and I experienced transitions into new jobs. He was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief, and I accepted an additional job as the art teacher for an elementary school. My official title is Art Continue reading

What Is This Box On The Wall

A new project came to completion in our household!

My youngest son came to me a while ago asking for a desk to do his homework on. He also wanted a place where he could put his crayons and various art supplies. We have a playroom where objects dedicated to all things kids reside. The room consistently looks like an earthquake just happened and nothing is in its place. This includes my youngest son’s art Continue reading