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Daybook

FOR TODAY Looking out my window…  blue, sunny skies that promise a very warm day. I am thinking… about finding an Ob/Gyn here.  I do NOT enjoy having to look for a new doctor, but I think I’m finally making progress in wading through the options.  At least we were able to get all the … Continue reading »

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Daybook

FOR TODAY Looking out my window…  the skies are mostly clear and there are only a few patches of snow left on the rocks behind the house.  The roads are still muddy, but the kids have been too busy coughing, sneezing, and playing with new toys to think about enjoying the puddles in the driveway. … Continue reading »

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How did I end up here?!

How did I end up here?! By here I mean expecting our 7th child. It’s certainly not a place either my husband or I expected (or planned) to be. Our idea was simple, straight-forward. When we did our premarital counseling there was no arguing or even discussion; we both wanted 4 kids. Both of us … Continue reading »

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Four Ways I Save On Groceries

Besides the usual ways of saving money when buying groceries like finding good coupons (rare for me), shopping sales, and buying in bulk; there are a few other ways I have found to significantly cut our grocery bill. 1 – Toilet Paper I never really gave much thought to the cost of this essential item … Continue reading »

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Christmas

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Happy New Year!

After staying up to ring in the New Year I was hoping to sleep in at least a little bit, instead I was woken up at 5:15 this morning by a beeping. It took my sleep confused brain several minutes to figure out what it was and then several more to find my glasses which … Continue reading »

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Picnic Table

Some days I seriously wonder whether other people have been taught to think ethically or logically.  Today we had someone show up ready to haul off our picnic table.  We share a yard with the empty house next door and they apparently thought that anything in and around that house is fair game.  Never mind … Continue reading »

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Saturday

Yeah! for my awesome hubby…mowing down the weeds. Now we can get to the sandbox and garden and make use of the yard without the need for safari gear. Never fails, always some maintenance needed with every project.  He’s such a handy guy to have around. Watching Daddy mowing. Enjoying the rediscovered sandbox.

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Daybook

FOR TODAY April 22, 2013 Outside my window… more sun and wind. I am thinking…  about what I need to get done in the garden this week. I am thankful… for Scott fixing my wagon.  Hurray! I am hearing… big kids doing school work and Caleb yelling at Ben to get off his bed. From … Continue reading »

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Zucchini Pasta

I love it when I find a recipe that the whole family loves.  Care Bear, who normally only tolerates squash, asked for thirds and everyone else gobbled it down and asked that I make it again.  This is a recipe I adapted from one I found on allrecipes.com. 10 ounces pasta (I used bowtie) 1 … Continue reading »

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