When I agreed to review dear daughters by Susie Davis I was given an unexpected gift. As a stay at home with a professional degree I have struggled letting go of ties to my former professional life. I admit I still shudder when I check the box marked "homemaker" instead of filling in an occupation. I've had numerous conversations with other mothers about why this might be … [Read more...] about An Unexpected Gift with”dear daughters” (Book Giveaway!)
I’ve had lots of stray animals show up at my home over the years. Cats, dogs, and even a couple birds. A budgerigar visited my bird feeder in Knoxville and in Illinois a cockatiel came to hang out on our power line. Yet, I’ve never had a stray horse until today. My husband leaves for work early in the morning often before the baby and I are awake. This morning he woke me … [Read more...] about Excuse Me Neighbor, Did You Lose a Horse?
My primary job is Mom. Some days I'd love for it to be writer or professional blogger extraordinaire, but really with three kids under four there is a lot more butt wiping and toy refereeing than there is putting proverbial pen to paper. There are several posts; however, that managed to eek their way onto this tiny spot in the web that make me smile. Here are ten of MY FAVORITE … [Read more...] about My Favorite Posts of 2016
We've spent time with some of our favorite people this week :) A lifelong friend dropped by for a surprise visit with her family! We've been friends since eighth grade. There weren't as many kids then. She's also my daughter's Godmother. Partly, because she's open and accepting and willing to make crazy poses … [Read more...] about And Now You Know the Rest of the Story (Vol 10)
We had a very FALL themed week. We are going to be incredibly busy closer to the end of October with my brother's wedding!!! So, we decided to dive into our pumpkin celebration early. Never marry a man until you check to make sure he can juggle pie pumpkins! OK, just kidding, but isn't he cute! You can see most of our pumpkin activity pictures in … [Read more...] about And Now You Know the Rest of the Story (Vol 9)