Let’s Catch Up

  I have not posted in 15 days! Woah, sorry. The weather has been super and we have been playing, so let’s catch up with photos real fast! We went to Family Farm, outside of Benton, and it was AWESOME! They have day camps during the summer and Evan will be attending this summer. We […]

Talking About Tornadoes With Kids

I live in Tornado Alley. Every year we are faced with horrible images from communities right down the road and it always breaks my heart. This is the first year that Evan has become aware of the storms.  He has watched storm tracking shows on the Discovery Channel and he remembers seeing the devastating videos. Yesterday […]

Bismarck Math and Science Night {Wordless Wednesday}

Leading by Example {Wordless Wednesday}

Platoon Sergeant Paul Edward Jackson

My great uncle died in the Vietnam war.  He was my paternal grandmother’s brother.  My father has told stories about him and shared a few memories, and I could always tell that he was special to my Dad.  My name was supposed to be Paul, but I was a girl so my brother named his […]

Thanksgiving 2013

I am most Thankful for pie and family.

A Fall Walk and Cute Puppies

It may be November 11, but the weather is perfect at my house.  A front is coming through tonight and this may be the last nice day for a while, so we took a walk after school.  We took our nice stroll the gate, which is a nice 0.7 mile trip. Of course the puppies […]

My #kindawesome Experience

A few weeks ago, KIND Healthy Snacks sent me a “good luck” fuel box to use while I am in this cycle of marathon training. Since I live in rural Arkansas, I have only seen KIND Healthy Snacks on a few shelves.  You guys know how picky I am, so I never bothered to try […]

Fatima’s Quinceañera

    Here are some videos of the DJ and the formal dance: Wow, this was an event.  It was so much fun, and I am glad the boys get to experience other cultures.

Beach Vacation 2013

I’m not going to bore you with all the details of our vacation.  It was AWESOME.  We spent the last week of summer at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Destin, Florida.  The cabins are beautiful, little houses (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) with full kitchens (granite countertops!), tile floors, and screened in porches.  The park […]