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We were down a kid for the 4th this year which felt a little weird but he is still back in Ohio. Andy took the other twoView full post »

One of the things I like most about being a mom to a three year old is reading to her the books I read to my 15 year oldView full post »


So yesterday I went home. It had been a week since I first ventured up north, first to the farm, and then to Ohio. I wasView full post »


The girly has been saying a lot of funny things lately. She listens close to what the big kids say and then out of theView full post »

First week of summer

And just like that we are down one week of summer. It went fast. Started with Father’s Day and a birthday and thenView full post »

June Birthdays

Today wraps up our month of boys birthdays. Austin turns 15 today. 15. No words. It’s crazy having such a wideView full post »

End of year

The end of the year always brings home lots of fun stuff. Like the ugly doll that Austin had to make for home ec- heView full post »

Slowin it down

Seems it happens every summer, my desire to slow down and take it in. I guess because next summer my oldest turns 16View full post »

Because I am crazy….

I am packing up for a week at the beach with 10 kids. Yep 10. Andy will be there for a couple days, but then he leavesView full post »

Home stretch

Finally- next week is the last week of school. It seems to be taking forever and now it seems like summer is going toView full post »

On and Off

Eva has two speeds. On and Off. No in between You won’t find her falling asleep on the couch, or snuggled under aView full post »

Did I tell you we got a pool?

We like to invite people over and say, “want to have dinner by the pool?”     Make sure toView full post »

Evening lax

After dinner Eva grabbed her little lax stick and headed down the driveway- off to find her brother. She has a pink &#View full post »

Thanks for the service

There is a happy girl in our house. Her grandparents are coming to visit tomorrow. I don’t think my parents haveView full post »

5 months

It’s hard to believe that we have been here for only 5 months. It feels much longer. And that’s a good thingView full post »