Christmas, Holidays, Humor

What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

I think I used that title for a post before hence the "we didn't go anywhere edition" part. I am nothing if not innovative. Or just nothing.  As my imaginative title suggests, we stayed at home for the most part for the two weeks that the children were home for Christmas break. Oh sure, we… Continue reading What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

Christmas, Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

I need to start this post out by saying that this is a Pinterest fail. At least on my part.  But I loved the pictures and that Ella was so damn excited to make this for her grandparents for Christmas. Either this is a giant myth or I misread the directions (which would not be… Continue reading Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

Christmas, Family

One Word Holiday- Ella

Let's finish Ellie's birthday month with a little reminder of how amazing and funny she is.  Back in 2015, I had several of my friends, blog friends, and family members fill out some answers to questions I came up with. It was a lot of fun to read everyone's responses and also, I didn't have… Continue reading One Word Holiday- Ella

Family, Holidays, Travel

A Tennessee Thanksgiving

By now, you all know that my parents live in Tennessee and you also know that it is quite far away. 11 hours by car, well, 12 if you want to get there in one piece and need to go to the bathroom and eat on the way. It is a long a@# drive, no… Continue reading A Tennessee Thanksgiving

Life, Photography, Summer

Summer So Far 2015

I started these posts years ago and I don't have the heart to stop. So here it is. Our summer so far. 2015. And no they aren't in order. Kind of like our life. Annie went to cheer camp this summer only for a few days but my heart kind of sank a little. My… Continue reading Summer So Far 2015

Childhood, Family, Life

The Greatest Man I Always Knew

I haven't done a re-blog in a while but in honor of Father's Day, I wanted to re-blog this one.  First published on April 10th, 2015 I really like the song, The Greatest Man I Never Knew by Reba McEntire, which is about a troubled relationship between a father and a daughter. "The greatest man… Continue reading The Greatest Man I Always Knew