Christmas Prep List

Every year I try to start early with my Christmas preparations but it never fails, I usually feel pretty stressed out by the time Christmas is here.  This year though, I am feeling  ready to enjoy the holidays.  Having a solid prep list has really helped.  Here are a few things I have done or…

What inspires you?

If I am being totally honest, I have been uninspired lately. Which is probably the reason for no posts or tutorials in a few months. Life gets busy and for me, my hobbies are the first to take a backseat. I focus on the necessary and let everything else go. I find so much joy…

4th of July

We had a great 4th of July, swimming at my in-laws and lighting off a few fireworks at home.  Normally, we host a big party at our house, but this year we skipped it.  I definitely missed it, and look forward to hosting a Husker football party or two this fall to make up for…

Photo of the day

Hey, Hey, Hey, Happy Sunday!  This past month has kicked my butt.  We have had gymnastics, baseball, t-ball, vacations, golf lessons, swimming lessons, piano lessons, VBS and finishing our basement.  I am not trying to complain, but am so excited for a less scheduled July.  Saying ‘no’ to things that aren’t essential and ‘yes’ to…

Snow Day #6

Snow days.  We have had 6 of them since my kids went back to school in January.  They have had one full week of school between holidays and snow days and it seems like this winter will never end.  That being said, we have definitely enjoyed our fair share of sledding this year, which makes…

Oh Monday.

We are back after a week long vacation in Minnesota!  It was a great week full of family time, games, relaxation, water skiing, crafts, golf and fishing!  I have been catching up on laundry, editing pictures and the day to day things this past weekend.  I will be getting to a regular schedule here soon,…

2 1/2 weeks Left of Summer Break

I can’t decide if that is a good thing or a bad thing that school starts in 2 1/2 weeks for three of my kids.  Part of me is so ready for more of a schedule and structure to our days and the other part is ready for time at the lake, backyard campfires, s’mores,…