Believe it or not, even though they leave the house excited and hope today will be better, this is what your kid’s teacher feels like on a lot of days. This post won’t be really funny because watching teachers day in and day out doesn’t so much make me laugh as it does hurt my […]
I have a great uncle who once referred to someone as a “habitoral” liar. Of course, he meant habitual, but I like his word better. To me, I hear more of the word habit in it. As I thought about this word, it occurred to me that we are the sum of our habits. I […]
I guess every family has running jokes. Right now, in my family, I am the running joke – or more accurately, my inability to maintain a proper butter supply. Let me explain.
This little jewel of wisdom came from my Daddy. One day while we were talking about something, he said, “It is all about perspective. Would you rather spend a whole day fishing or a day digging in the dirt?” The obvious choice is fishing. Then he said, “Well that really depends on if you are […]
No, the cheeseball doesn’t contain turkey, but thanks to Pinterest, it can look like one. I have made this cheese ball for several years and it delicious – a little messy but totally worth it. Since I have made a vow to myself to stop using the excuse that “I’m the old mom”, I […]
I hesitate to type this blog post because I am afraid I will give you the wrong impression of me. I am afraid it will make you think that I am some dog poop obsessed weirdo. That’s not true at all. The fact is I have 4 dogs now and have had more dogs in […]
The Lord uses my kids to teach me so much. My youngest son and I had an argument Sunday morning getting ready to go to church. He is ten and he is “all boy” as they say. He loves to run and slide on his knees. You can see the evidence on the knees of […]
No since leaving it in storage… It all started because my friend Karla refinished my friend Kristi’s china cabinet that belonged to her grandmother. It was beautiful and I remembered that I had a dresser in storage that belonged to Hubby’s mom that I could redo. My closet needs a little (lot) of organizational help.
By “getting rid of our Elf on a Shelf”, I mean writing him off – literally. I really didn’t like the elf on the shelf . Our youngest son got him when was about 2 1/2 and when I read him the little book that came along with the elf and asked him what he […]
I believe that 10 minutes is the difference between good and great. While 10 minutes is a small amount of time, in almost any area of life, it can be a game changer.