Frohe Weihnachten! This is the first year we did the Cline Festivus on Christmas… Which meant the children were woken up with bells on at 1am and were not allowed to go to bed until 8pm! Mwhahahahaha! When the sun came up we encouraged them to go outside and play – mostly so the adults … [Read more…]
When I was a child our Dad color coded our wardrobe. As the only girl it was instinctively pink. Somewhere inside of me grew this dripping disdain for the color pink. If I had an option I wanted anything besides the color pink. Now that I have options it’s not such a big deal. Pink … [Read more…]
A week later and the rest of the world joins us in squeals of delight. For us it was another day of the Cline Festivus. Usually this would mean an attempt to make a gingerbread house. Which may or not have have caused unnecessary stress in past years. In the spirit of a stress-less … [Read more…]
Stress, sleep deprivation, and the overflowing trash can were my favorite reminders why Santa went green a couple years ago. Last week the elves argued with me about making the effort to wrap presents. It will be fun, they said.
I had never seen one before coming to Texas. One day while strolling the grand aisle of HEB in Killeen, Texas I came across this deal. It looked like a giant slow cooker. The price tag minus attached store coupon was $20. How could I say no? I was powerless to resist the pull of … [Read more…]
Birthdays are a labor of love. Simple or complex the effort that goes into it comes from the heart. As the oldest of four I had plenty of awesome birthday parties before I had to share the limelight with my siblings. My dad continued to make the effort up until I was a teen. I … [Read more…]
Our homeschooling group is heading to the pumpkin patch tomorrow and I must confess. I have mixed feelings about it…
Hopefully you have made the most of your weekend! I’m taking a moment to be Thankful for Labor Day, and here is why… Weekends. 8 hour work day (compared to 12 hours). My kids don’t have to go to work to support our family. My kids don’t have to work 8 hours + in dangerous … [Read more…]
Mothers need to know they are loved and appreciated… not just this one day but throughout the year. For me it is the moments we share that I will remember the most.
What does the Easter Egg Hunt mean to you?