2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016: Weekend Update

HEY! Welcome back! Did you have a good weekend? I certainly hope so. It was a bit crazy around here so I didn’t have time to post, but we made a ton of memories over the last two days and learned a few things too. FRIDAY I guess the first thing I want to share…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: Weekend Update

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 4: Four Lessons Sorry Teaches Teens

Today was a very laid back sort of day. The youngest one may have needed some extra sleep because he slept until nearly noon! Remember when, as a teenager, you could do that? Yeah me too! I could sleep all day and not have a bit of trouble doing it. As I’ve matured (that’s my…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 4: Four Lessons Sorry Teaches Teens

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 3 – Ode to the Banana Split

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ICE CREAM!! Sometimes you fulfill a dream! Gather ingredients and supplies Bananas Ice Cream Chocolate Syrup Oh You won’t believe your eyes! Butterscotch or Strawberry topping Look out things are gonna get hopping! Strawberries Whip Cream Sprinkles Spoons Better get a bowl, you’ll need it soon! An Ice Cream…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 3 – Ode to the Banana Split

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 2: 13 Reasons We Should Be Reading Aloud To & With Teens

Do you read to your children? Do they read to you? Oh the little’ens for sure, right? What about your older kids? Do you read to them aloud? Do they read to you aloud? Why am I asking these questions? It’s not to be nosy or to make anyone feel bad. Honestly, I ask because…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 2: 13 Reasons We Should Be Reading Aloud To & With Teens

2016 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun: Activity 1- A Great Tip & A Writing Contest

We’ve pulled anchor and are under way to sailing through a great Summer of Fun 2016… it has begun!! But first, a quick tip. When we first started our lists I would write each activity on a post-it-note and hang them on the wall. Then, we created a jar and placed each activity in the jar and…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: Activity 1- A Great Tip & A Writing Contest

2016 · June · Life · Summer

Summer – Where Does the Time Go? Sometimes You Just Have to Kick Yourself in the Ass

Well, did you survive yesterday’s mammoth post? Are your eyes a bit spent from all that reading? I can imagine. I really was glad to get caught up though so thanks for enduring and for joining me again today. Some days you just have to stick close to home and kick your own ass I…… Continue reading Summer – Where Does the Time Go? Sometimes You Just Have to Kick Yourself in the Ass

2016 · June · Life · Summer

Summer – Where Does the Time Go – One, Two Skip a Few…

One, Two skip a few, um well, the rest of that little saying doesn’t really fit here, but I do need to get us caught up. *blush* You see, I had the first two days of my summer rockin’ and promptly proceeded to miss several days so nothing was scheduled to drop. Nothings gonna stop…… Continue reading Summer – Where Does the Time Go – One, Two Skip a Few…

2016 · Blogging · June · Life · Summer

Summer – Where Does the Time Go (Day 2)

Hi! Welcome back! Let’s grab some coffee and talk. OK, I don’t drink coffee but if I did, I’d have a cup with you. Let’s talk anyway! How was your day yesterday? How’s your day going so far today? I’m doing pretty good. The sun is shining and the weather has warmed up finally! Makes…… Continue reading Summer – Where Does the Time Go (Day 2)

2016 · Blogging · Life · May · Summer

Summer – Where Does the Time Go?

Where does the time go? Ever utter that phrase before? I know I do on a regular basis. It seems like my day starts and before I know it, BAM, it’s over. I look at my kids and they’re so cute, cuddly, and young and BAM they’re almost grown or already grown and forging paths…… Continue reading Summer – Where Does the Time Go?