family

2018
family
laugh until you can't breathe
memories
twentyeighteen
Uncategorized

Day 6

still making better meal choices. We had dinner out friday night, but once in a 5 day period is honestly unheard of for us. we rarely cook even one meal at home during the week. spent the afternoon today with the kid, we cleaned and decluttered the desk and shelf unit in my old office […]

Read More
family
photography

happy new year

2016 was not a terrible year, we played some games,  got to travel a bit, visit family and celebrate their special day.  met some new friends and found a new friday night hangout place.  got some visits from family and friends as well.   looking forward to 2018 and new adventures.  

Read More
cookies
family
strange phone calls from mom

my mom is magic!! and merry christmas

i am going to flip the script a bit here, this wasn’t a strange phone call from my mom, it was a strange phone call to my mom! so christmas eve day found my daughter and i making an old family cookie recipe that involves rolling and cutting the dough,while the boys talked about video […]

Read More
family
sewing
strange phone calls from mom

T99, wait no 99k

So as i sit here this morning enjoying my coffee and a quick crossword puzzle before the rest of the household begins to stir, the phone rings. i see my mom’s name on the screen and know it is time for  a strange phone call from mom! i can hear a  lot of background noise and realize […]

Read More
strange phone calls from mom

catfishing. no really…

today’s random call from mom was to find a way to determine the weight of a ginormous catfish based on it’s species and length.  thank you Missouri Department of Conservation, i will be forever grateful for your assistance 🙂 (the fish was 46 inches and according to the chart 44.47 lbs)      

Read More
family
random mutterings

mending the rift

I will tell you something not a lot of people know… my big sister and I had a very very big fight a few years before she died

Read More
book review

Book Review: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Josey Cirrinni recieves some unexpected help with a problem she didn’t realize she had and meets Chloe Finley in the process helping her as well.  So far i have read 3 of Sarah Addison Allen’s books and have not been disappointed. Another book filled with friendships and magic. Imagine a book appearing next to you […]

Read More
book review

Book Review: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

Welcome to Walls of Water, North Carolina From the second paragraph of this book, i was hooked. If anyone had been paying attention to the signs, they would have realized that air turns white when things are about to change, that paper cuts mean there’s more to what’s written on the page than meets the […]

Read More
memories
random mutterings

Memories are odd things…

So i got this great new game for my laptop, Magic Puzzles, it basically allows me to turn my touch screen into a giant jigsaw puzzle.  from 70 pieces to 630, and you can get multiple puzzle packs, from free to $1.49 (that one had 20 puzzles in it) So anyway! long story a little […]

Read More
book review

The Mother Road by Jennifer Allee

What a great book.  2 sisters 12 years apart in age, embark somewhat reluctantly on a road trip from California to Illinois Learning that their mother’s Alzheimer’s is progressing and each at a crossroads in their own lives, they set off across Route 66  to visit their parents learning about each other and themselves as […]

Read More