WOW! This is a tough one today. There are so many memories I’m grateful for, I don’t even know how to begin to choose. I’ve rattled through so many as I’ve pondered today’s challenge. That in and of itself is something I’m grateful for. Today’s challenge prompt has sent me back to many places, events,…… Continue reading 30 Day Gratitude Challenge: Day 7 –
Our sense of smell is so much more than what we breathe in through our noses. Smell is associated with people, events, things, and moments we’ve experienced. What Smell are you grateful for today?
Sometimes it’s difficult to notice the small things in our lives that are blessings we should be grateful for. The 30 Day Gratitude Challenge can help us focus on the every day blessings instead of waiting for the big ones to come along
Here’s a short but sweet activity from today. Well, it was short and sweet to create but we played with it for over an hour. If there’s something we can learn than killing time isn’t a bad thing, right? Today we’re learning about colloids! What is a colloid you ask? A colloid is a substance…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: A Colloid? What’s That?
Welcome back!! The boys have arrived for our second round of summer of fun and today we’re making ice cream. I remember making ice cream with my gramma or was it with mama, either way I remember. We used one of those old fashioned ice cream makers. The one that used rock salt and then you…… Continue reading Summer of Fun – I Scream, You Scream, We’re Making No Churn Ice Cream!
There was a time when I was told I may never have children. I was devastated to say the least. After many years of infertility treatments, emotional anguish, and nights of lost sleep, my body said enough is enough and I gave up my dream of every being a mom. THE DAY I told my…… Continue reading Summer: Where Does the Time GO – The One Thing No One Ever Told You About Raising Children
I believe my youngest was 18 months old the last time we camped; just a short time before his dad and I split. We loved camping. Everything about it. The outdoors, the smell of breakfast cooking over an open flame, the hiking, sleeping in a tent, sitting around the fire, seeing so many stars, EVERYTHING!
We were regulars. We often camped two, three, or more times a summer.
Good Morning! Today is a bit different than most. Today the spinner landed on “our day in pics” Imagine my disappointment when I discovered my current website plan doesn’t support video 😦 So instead of that great little video I was going to put here today, I’m going to have to settle for still shots…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: A Pictures Worth a Thousand Words
Well as much as yesterday was a bust, today was a BLAST! Things rolled into place; it was hot, the sun was shining, we had all the supplies. Yesterday got me thinking. So many times life grabs a hold of us and drags us around like a rag doll. Things can run a muck very…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: You’re Never Too Old To Play
Today was a bust! At least when it came to our activity it was. As it often does, life got in the way. We started off really strong; we spun the wheel and water gun fight came up! We were all looking forward to it and then….LIFE HAPPENED. There was a heartbreaking phone call from…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: Life Happens; Roll With It