Jake volunteered with 4-H to help with VIP Day at the fair. VIP day is an opportunity to spend time interacting with children who have disabilities; making them and their families feel welcomed at the fair. He said he was very quiet but it was fun walking around with the girl he and his friend… Continue reading Day at the Fair
We didn’t have the best week since all of us have been under the weather. I took Jake to the doctor yesterday because he coughed through the night and didn’t seem to be getting better on his own. He’s on antibiotics for bronchitis and a sinus infection. Emmie was the only one of us that… Continue reading Coughs and Colds in the Heat of Summer
Last week the kids were at FCA Power Camp. This was Emmie’s first year (she did cheerleading) and Jake’s third year (he was on the sports media team). Each camper decides on a sport or activity that they want to do all week. They offer all kinds of sports. If I went to Power Camp… Continue reading Give me an F! Give me a C! Give me an A!
As soon as softball season was coming to an end, so was another school year. Jake finished 7th grade, and Emmie completed 2nd grade. We had an easy last day of school and the weather was beautiful. I suggested we go outside and take some pictures (no surprise there). I was already feeling all the… Continue reading Softball, Saddles, and Summer
If you follow me on Instagram, then you may already know that Emmie has fallen in love with softball. A more accurate statement is that she’s fallen in love with being on a softball team. She’s one of the smallest and youngest on the team. At times that makes me a little worried, but mostly… Continue reading Softball
Last Tuesday was Emmie’s birthday! We just had a small family celebration this year. Grammy came over for the Birthday Girl’s planned menu and games: hot dogs, mac & cheese, and Monopoly. And of course, cake. The cake was a big deal. She found what she liked on Pinterest and she did everything herself. I… Continue reading Happy 8th Birthday
Well, hello there. Dusting this old blog off tonight feels a little awkward. Before I say what I’ve said many, many times before and go on about how much I’ve missed blogging, I’ll just say OH HELLO! It’s been a while, hasn’t it?, give you a hug, and offer you some amazing leftover Halloween candy.… Continue reading Thankful and Grateful