Archives for June 2013

What Went Down Wednesday- Except it’s Thursday.

It’s been a while since I  have done a What Went Down Wednesday. This is where I record what happens for an entire day. While sometimes hard to remember to write everything down, I enjoy doing this in hopes that when I re-read these someday, I will have an accurate description of what life was […]

The Creepy Hair Hoarder

My darling boy is a hair hoarder. There. I said it. Since he was an infant, he has always loved holding my hair and sucking his thumb. It’s been comforting to him, and I found it quite endearing. Well…. he still does it, and he’s even resorted to finding hair on the ground, picking it […]

Easy Pizza Rollups in Fifteen Minutes

If the day has gotten away from me and I need to whip up something quick for my kids, I throw together these Pizza Rollups. They take about three minutes to assemble and are ready in another eleven. Fifteen minutes and you’ve got something decent for the kiddos. Both of  my kids enjoy these so […]

Operation: No More Yelling

A couple months ago I came across this quote floating around on Pinterest. I rarely read any quotes while on Pinterest but not only did this one catch my eye, it hit me pretty hard. Hard enough that I read it over and over. Saved it to  my Pinterest board. Took a picture of it. […]

Turkey Sausage Penne Delight- Only ONE Pan Needed!

I LOVE easy, healthy and tasty dinner recipes, so when I came across this one on Pinterest I thought I’d give it a go since it included minimal ingredients and steps. The best thing about this recipe is that it can all be made in ONE pan. I was a little surprised by how quickly […]

Portland, Poop, and Pool Time, Oh my! Catching up.

I feel like I have been a little MIA lately. A lot has been going on with our little family, that which I will explain later. But, it’s been hectic and my time  and energy have been focused elsewhere. For that I apologize. But, I will do my best to catch you up a little […]

Gwynnie’s Minnie Mouse 3rd Birthday Party

For Gwyn’s third birthday, she requested a Minnie Mouse birthday party. A PINK Minnie Mouse birthday party.  So we did just that and had the party at a park where we knew the kids could run around, play and have plenty of space.       Extra ears for the parents   Gwyn refused to […]

My Top Five Favorite Memories/Experiences from Maui: Part 5

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Another fabulous memory and experience from our trip was, of course, my friend’s wedding, which was the primary reason for the trip. I have known the bride, Michelle, since high school, so being a part of her special day meant a great deal. Michelle has a great […]

My Top Five Favorite Memories/Experiences from Maui: Part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the island The Hubby and I realized we don’t really relax well. We aren’t quite the type to spend a lot of time laying on the beach or by the pool. BUT, we do enjoy sleeping in and relaxing before we sleep. We […]

My Top Five Favorite Memories/Experiences from Maui: Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 Shopping with The Hubby We spent a good day or so shopping around Front Street and Wailer’s Village. We wanted to bring the kids home a few souvineers, as well as a little something  for those helping to make our trip possible by helping with kids and dogs. I’ll start by […]