Category Archives: Daddy

Five Favorites – Anticipating Edel

Tomorrow morning I’m getting on a plane and heading to the Edel Gathering for the weekend. This will be the first time since having children that I’ve taken a vacation by myself. I’m excited and nervous, and I kind of … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Little Moments

My five favorite little moments of this week. 1. Watching the girls play in this tall grass: I took the next picture thinking I was going to capture a total “Little House on the Prairie” moment as they were running, slightly downhill, through the … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Stay-cation Extravaganza

I had a nice Mother’s Day. It’s lovely to go to Mass and see my children present flowers to Mary, to listen to the men’s choir sing some special songs honoring mothers, and then receive a special mother’s blessing from … Continue reading

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This winter, I have heard of “Snowmageddon.” I have heard of “Srirachamageddon” (Wha??). I am going to jump on the “-mageddon” train and call the past week in my home “Flumageddon.” My husband woke with a high fever last Tuesday … Continue reading

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Bumpy Christmas

Merry Christmas! Our day was wonderful and joyful and kind of rocky. I always like to imagine that our holidays will be Hallmark perfect, with everyone happily playing and rejoicing and enjoying each other. We had some of that, but … Continue reading

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Our $5 Birthday Tradition

I think I might be experiencing the beginnings of a sinus infection today. Consequently, my brain feels like a blob of sludge. Instead of trying to write anything coherent, I’m just going to share lots of photos from our birthday … Continue reading

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A Deer Already and It’s Only Monday

It’s only Monday night. This was only my husband’s fourth night of bowhunting. He already got a deer! Woo Hoo!! I am so excited. This never happens. Usually it is the very last day that he gets a deer. There … Continue reading

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All Things Pumpkin

We have been a little pumpkin crazy here this weekend. We did P is for Pumpkin in school last week and are continuing it through this next week. So over the weekend, we did a few fun pumpkin activities. Of … Continue reading

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Our Week in Review

Linking up with Conversion Diary again. 1. When we went to Des Moines for the fair, we had a little pre-birthday party for Lass. She was so cute and so excited about the whole thing. Each time she opened a … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story: Happily Ever After

The sequel to yesterday’s “How We Met” post: The rest of our story took a bit longer than the first part. Hubby and I moved to North Carolina. We were finally in the same state. I figured it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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