Happy Mothers Day!
I hope all of you had a great Mother’s Day. I did. My kids made me wonderful pictures and cards, like every year, and they always make my eyes tear up. I’m just so emotional. I love my kids so much! Ashley always writes a loving poem too. The kids … Continue reading
Bikes, Boys and Steep Hills
Around the corner from our house, we have a really steep hill. I let Ashley & Kiara take the younger 2 for a bike ride this morning, with unfortunate sad results.
Dakota, bless his heart, wanted to try going down that steep hill. I’m impressed, actually, since he’s … Continue reading
More Cricut Vinyl & Paper Projects
As in most of my posts, I’m a little behind…but the Easter Bunny made the kids some pretty cool bookmarks this year. It’s been so long since I have been able to get on the Cricut machine. And actually, I used a different die cutter for this project: the Bosscut … Continue reading
Bye Bye Braces…and Goat Attacked!
Well, we have had quite an interesting day. First of all, Ashley got her braces off. Woo hoo! Then (late as usual) David & I had to go do our Easter shopping. The third exciting thing today was our 4 dogs trying to kill the goat. Just another day in … Continue reading
Losing Weight with Pilates
One of the most common questions I get asked is “can you lose weight with Pilates?” The simple answer is yes, you can lose weight; Pilates consists of mat exercises that use your own body weight to increase muscle strength and flexibility, all without bulking up! Let’s discuss exactly how … Continue reading
Making Christmas Sugar Cookies with the Kids
Cooking with kids is fun, and one of my favorite times is Christmas. Combine them together, and you have a wonderful holiday tradition! This year, we made sugar cookies for Santa.
Girl Scouts in a Wonderful Christmas Parade!
3 of my girls are in girl scouts, and today was the Christmas parade in Sattler. Our troop had a float, so the girls had a chance to be in a parade! It was so much fun. Because Sattler is such a small country town, I wasn’t expecting the huge … Continue reading
Best Apple Pie Ever!
I have a bad habit of choosing recipes, and either they are hated by all or loved by all, but I forget to make a note of WHAT recipe I tried. Anyway, this year I made a delicious apple pie for Thanksgiving that was a huge hit, and I remembered … Continue reading
A Great New Pilates Workout
This has got to be quick, as I only have a minute. I’ve been so busy! (That’s a good thing!) Anyway, I wanted to share this great new Pilates workout I found on YouTube. It’s great! I feel … Continue reading
Gardening with the Kids…
I’ve been meaning (and wanting!) to start my vegetable garden for a while. But, because it’s so rocky here, I have to put in some raised beds. In the original design, we needed several of them, each about 10-12 feet long and about 4 feet wide. Unfortunately, when we priced … Continue reading