January 1, 2017. New Year’s Day means First Day Hike! Many State Parks had Ranger lead First Day hikes available, but the kids and I decided that we would go our on our own. They picked Dinosaur Valley State Park, one of our favorite parks! There is lots to do and explore there, and someContinue Reading Dino Dive – Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sometimes you just need to be weird! And have fun doing it! The best part is, it is perfectly okay. I highly recommend it. 🙂 I had this idea come into my head from some place beyond all reason. The meaning of it still escapes me, but the point of it was to haveContinue Reading It’s Good to be Weird!
My Tiger Scout had his first Pinewood Derby experience recently. And not having had any cub scout experience before, we had no idea what to expect. So, to the internet I went trying to figure out what to do. There are many posts on how to create a super fast car, how to paint it,Continue Reading Our First Pinewood Derby Experience – Cub Scouts
What a holiday season it was. Too much going on and life took me away from my little blog for a while. I hope to get back on top of things soon! Time to get creative again. A couple months ago, our girl scout troop participated in a camp fire gathering that encourages swaps. ForContinue Reading A Little Girl Scout SWAPS
This year I have been focusing on “finding myself” in the chaos and clutter of life. Us mothers tend to put more pressure on ourselves than we need. I always have felt I am not good enough, that there’s something wrong with me. The truth is, I am not perfect. I haveContinue Reading The Everlasting Light
My son turned six and wanted a minion birthday party. I have never seen either of the movies before! But he loves them! He even has a minion backpack and lunch box. So, I dislike buying just the prepackages party stuff. I enjoy making my own stuff too. I found cupcake ideas on pinterest. Continue Reading A Minion Birthday Party
I recently searched pinterest for a contact list printable that I liked. I was left disappointed. They either did not have the information lines I wanted, or they used way too much color ink. I thought, why not make my own? So I did. It’s a very basic list for their name, theirContinue Reading Contact List – Free Printable
I recently made these potatoes with the spices and herbs I had on hand, because I ran out of the ones my recipe called for. So in essence, it’s a new recipe! It was good and everyone loved them so I thought I would share the new recipe with you. Enjoy! Red Potato SideContinue Reading Red Potato Side Dish
Organization. Does anyone else have trouble in this area? Sometimes I feel like the only one. I constantly feel overwhelmed by all that needs done, by all the stuff that is always all over the house, no matter how many times I pick it up. I think, maybe getting organized is the answer, but how? Continue Reading Organization- Why is it so Hard?