Category Archives: family

Ashes to Ashes….

We had my dad’s memorial this weekend.  It was great to be with family and hear what people had to say. My dad wanted his ashes put in the swimming hole where he and my mom used to go when … Continue reading

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life continues

Life is always happening, no matter what we do to try to stop it. Recently our youngest needed an emergency trip to our trusty Children’s Hospital.  At our local ER they wanted to supply our four year old with some … Continue reading

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My dad passed away. There are many people who have had to deal with losing a parent.  I knew this day would come sooner or later, I just didn’t think it was going to be …sooner. I don’t think about … Continue reading

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We took a random break the other day.  My husband came home and said “beautiful day let’s take a walk”.  Of course I was thinking he meant just the two of us.  You know, a romantic stroll through the country … Continue reading

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Farm cat

We have several cats, in various stages of growth, on our farm.  There always seems to be one that becomes a favorite. Seriously.

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My husbands Dutch grandma used to make crêpes for the family.  It brought everyone to the table and you anxiously waited for when it was your turn to get one fresh off the pan.  My husband has taken over this … Continue reading

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I love toddlers!

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One of our daughters got married last fall. I’d like to share how we saved money and how we made the preparations easier. One of the biggest expenses, after the hall of course, is the dress.  As soon as she … Continue reading

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Random moments

I love when I catch the kids at random times doing things that I’m not expecting.

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Our 9 year old oven finally gave out.  We were fortunate to find an affordable replacement via Craigslist. As soon as my husband finished installing it, the girls started baking!

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