29 06, 2009

Our weekend in pictures

By |June 29th, 2009|My kids|20 Comments

I hope you had a good weekend! We had been promising the kids a little pool, but had to wait for it to warm up enough. They had a great time in and out of the pool - getting the water nice and dirty! Oh well :)Owen loves being in the water, I have to [...]

23 06, 2009

Recent Happenings

By |June 23rd, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|18 Comments

It would seem I've been absent more than present here lately. . . and my creative time has been out the window, but I have good reason!Saturday morning we packed the kids up andwent camping! Our plan was to be gone two nights, but the second night had some serious storms in the forecast. Joe [...]

18 06, 2009

My Girlie Girls :)

By |June 18th, 2009|My kids|36 Comments

I got my top done and haven't touched my machine since! My mind is full of projects, but the sun has finally been shining. Today was a full day with the kiddos, running errands and gardening/weeding! It's crazy how fast those things grow :/Ella and I spent some time playing Scrabble while Owen napped and [...]

11 06, 2009

Quilt Along Progress

By |June 11th, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|34 Comments

I have to admit it - I've been overwhelmed by the project I took on. A queen, almost king sized quilt! What was I thinking??To have a few less pieces to deal with I made 4-patches of my blocks. Great idea! I had decisions to make for each block but not all at the same [...]

3 06, 2009

Summer Routine

By |June 3rd, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|33 Comments

Our first week without school, is good, but as always working into a new routine makes for a few hiccups in schedules and productivity! I haven't made as much progress as I had hoped for so far this week but some is better than none! I will get there :)I'm all organized and ready to [...]

25 05, 2009

Evidence of a Great Weekend!

By |May 25th, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|30 Comments

I hope that you all had a great weekend, near or far! I have lots of pictures to prove my weekend was a blast!Coldstone icecream cake--Owen eating it --Outside on the new patio--Owen eating the dirt--From my little vegetable patch - I know most in the US are already eating from their gardens or getting [...]

27 04, 2009

A Notion or Two – April

By |April 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, My kids|19 Comments

So I have this thing. I have to finish before I can move on to the next thing. Not usually a problem - but sometimes I really want to move on to the next thing and my OCD won't let me! Today I finished up my block for A Notion or Two, Russ sent out [...]

15 04, 2009

What I’ve Learned As a Soccer Mom . . . so far

By |April 15th, 2009|My kids|13 Comments

In less than a month my oldest will be 9. Gabriella or Ella, as I mostly call her, is a very, very patient child. We've done a few ballet classes for her, and some gymnastics for Emmalie, but those are once a week commitments that hardly last an hour. You see, when Ella started Kindergarten, [...]

29 03, 2009

Recent Happenings — Around the House

By |March 29th, 2009|My kids|7 Comments

Owen, our big boy - he's 21 months old (or young) and not talking too much. He has three big sisters and mama to grunt and point with! We all get him :) Recently when he was asking for a snack (with a grunt) I said "Say please mama" his response is "neeeee" - while [...]

25 03, 2009

Disney Program – at last :)

By |March 25th, 2009|My kids|10 Comments

I've been working behind the scenes here to figure out youtube and how to upload video from our slightly outdated video camera. Since I've been blogging I have become more and more techy - go figure!There's 4 third grade classes, so the teacher's were busy coordinating 80-90 students - they look like a lot more [...]

24 03, 2009

Have you noticed?

By |March 24th, 2009|My kids, work in progress|11 Comments

There's a huge blog party going on! The ladies at 5 minutes for mom are hosting and over 700 bloggers are participating so far. There's tons of giveaways and fun stuff going on. If you came from over there - Welcome!A couple of my favorite posts about my kids are :MommyhoodIt Smells so Goooood in [...]

5 03, 2009


By |March 5th, 2009|My kids|28 Comments

I thought I would share a few reason why I love being a mom :)~ Spontaneous hugs, the kind that knock you over.~ Slimy kisses from my boy.~ Watching my determined Ella shovel the sidewalk, so that they all can ride bikes/scooters.~ Seeing pride on their faces with each new accomplishment.~ The precious moments when [...]