Happy (Second) Birthday/Halloween!!!

Halloween is a big holiday in our household- it's Clara and Kate's birthday.  Today they turn two.  I sound like a broken record every single birthday for the kids but, man, how time flies!It seems like just yesterday that this was happening!Or this:And now, here we are:  Two Two-Year-Olds.  Double, Double Trouble.Maybe there's a reason… Continue reading Happy (Second) Birthday/Halloween!!!

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Photo Friday: Colorado- Where the Wild Things Live- Part 1

Garen and I had the MCAA Midyear Meeting in Steamboat, CO in August and we decided to take a few days off before it to go to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Of course, we had a great time and, of course, Garen took some awesome photos. These are only a few because… Continue reading Photo Friday: Colorado- Where the Wild Things Live- Part 1

(Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: What Makes a Great Mom

Today's prompt for (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday is: Write about the woman who has had the greatest impact on your life. This didn't take more than a few seconds for me to know exactly who I'd write about- my Mom. We'd both freely admit that we don't always agree about everything- far from it.… Continue reading (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: What Makes a Great Mom

Photo Friday: Puddle Jumping

We were happy to be able to take all four kiddos to Pioneer Reunion (Clay County's big yearly festivities). There's multiple parades and a great rodeo as well. Boot fever struck our house as we got ready to head out there and realized only one of the twins would have a pair of boots. Heaven… Continue reading Photo Friday: Puddle Jumping

Mommy Review Monday: Five-Minute Journal 

A few days back I posted about my new journey using The Five-Minute Journal and said I'd let you all know how it's gone for 5 days- and now it's been more than that but I decided to wait to post on Mommy Review Monday. I did make it the solid 5 days that it challenged me to… Continue reading Mommy Review Monday: Five-Minute Journal 

Photo Friday: Home for (After) Christmas 

We celebrated Christmas after Christmas with the Odom family when everyone could get together. We actually remembered to get some family photos. I think they turned out cute...even if Kate didn't want to look at the camera and was not happy by the time we got to our immediate family photo! These are a few… Continue reading Photo Friday: Home for (After) Christmas