Getting ready part 2

A while back I wrote on a few holiday projects I had been working on and wanted to update those and add some more! But before I get into all that, we got a little snow today, but the sun in note out and do are the children and animals! So here are a couple... Continue Reading →

Family Command Center

I'm a planner. I like lists. I like to know what's going to happen before it does. I think most of this stems from having an anxiety disorder and needing to have a sense of control. But whatever the reason, I like to be organized. Now, I will be the first to admit that it... Continue Reading →

Getting ready… Part 1

As we all know Christmas is around the corner! And this year, as we prepare to welcome a new baby in between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I've been trying to get ready early!! Plus, we had a good amount of snow here in Northeastern Iowa recently, and the white world has got me in the spirit!... Continue Reading →

The Stockings are Hung!

As a small child my favorite decorations for Christmas were our stockings. I always thought they were the most beautiful stockings out of anyone's I'd ever seen. And they are pretty special! My mom hand crossed-stitched each stocking with a beautiful image and our names. Mine has a vintage looking Santa. My sister has a... Continue Reading →

101 Before 30

At a recent therapy appointment (yes, I see a therapist, yes, you should too!) my therapist suggested a life list idea for me. This this would be something to keep me motivated and excited about life. She suggested a 101 in 1001 list. This would be a 101 things to do in the next 1001... Continue Reading →

A little crafty time

On Halloween day there was no school (woohoo!!) so a good friend and her son came to visit the farm. Our boys due dates were exactly a week apart. While neither arrived when they were scheduled to, they are now good buddies. Two two-year-olds...oy! But we had a great time catching up, eating yummy desserts... Continue Reading →

Hair Bows & Football Games

Last night my family tried to go to the first home high school football game of the season! We made it through the national anthem and halfway through the high school fight song before lighting was spotted and the game was delayed. I was glad we went early, as we still got to see many... Continue Reading →

Clean Cabinets

I am a type A personality. I like everything in it's place and a place for everything. This also means I love to organize. Please know, that keeping everything organized is another story. But I like to try!I recently cleaned out our "office cabinets" and organized it all! I put office cabinets in quotes because... Continue Reading →

Travel Roll-Ups

My amazing mother is leaving for a mission trip this weekend. She is going to Nicaragua. My mom has gone on many mission trips with her church high school youth group. Most of these where when she did not have any children in the group. My mom just has a way with youth. She taught... Continue Reading →

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