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?
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)
What a week! We got a new door in our family room. There isn't really any other feeling like watching them create a giant hole in the side of your house. It made for some great entertainment for the kids, but I was "uber" relieved to realize the door was in place. It's beautiful! The kids have done such a great job of cooperating with the contractor's instructions and … [Read more...] about And Now You Know the Rest of the Story (Vol 8)
We had a very easygoing week. We spent a ton of time outdoors including the ever cooling weather and watched the contractors turn our fixer upper into a gorgeous house. It's starting to look so nice, I'm sure I'm not going to want to leave when the time comes. It looks especially beautiful lit up at night and I'm excited to see it outfitted with Christmas lights. Our … [Read more...] about And Now You Know the Rest of the Story (Vol 7)