Category Archives: Home life

Progress

Wow, things have been going, going, going around here. I didn’t mean for a whole week to go by without another post.  Homeschooling went better after my post from last week. I shared with my husband about some of the struggles I was having with my older son and his constant questions about off-topic things […]

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Daily Junk

We went to a birthday party this Saturday for a friend of my children.  I had a very nice time talking with one friend from church.  We "compared notes" about some of the behavior issues we have with our sons.  She used an analogy that I’ve continued to ponder.  She said she felt like she […]

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Thanksgiving Preparation

Today I have made sweet potato casserole (except for topping and baking), a pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce.  I had the kids clean the dining room table and chairs.  I need to do a little more cleaning, but not too bad, so I decided to take a little break. I finished making a photo collage […]

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My birthday

Yesterday was my birthday. My husband gave me my first gift on Thursday evening which was this coffee maker.  Then yesterday morning I didn’t get up at 5:20 to work out at the Y.  In fact, I didn’t get out of bed until 7:30 and I stayed in my pajamas until 10:30 (that is not something […]

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece

I have let more time go by without posting than I meant to.  We have been fairly busy lately.  DH had the day off today for Veteran’s Day so we did a very light school day.  He (with my assistance ) put 3 new bathroom faucets in this morning.  I made this little centerpiece for […]

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Priceless

Slow water leak…..$50/month and growing New water line …..$695 Watching children watch the backhoe ………Priceless   My 5 year old has a cute way about him.  If he’s watching a video about a fire truck, he has to go get his fire truck.  If we read a book about a train, then he has to […]

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One week until school starts!

This is my last week until we start school.  I’m trying to finish my home improvement projects up because I rarely have time to work on them during the year.  Today I made a window treatment for the second of my bedroom windows.  The kids worked on stripping wallpaper in our half bath!  I hope to […]

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