Monthly Archives: September 2009

A tidy man.

Many women I know complain that their husbands don’t do anything around the house. This statement is not true about my husband. The man never sits still and seems to constantly be cleaning. Today he decided that my office supplies … Continue reading

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Draft stoppers.

I have seen several advertisements lately for draft stoppers. Several years ago I had purchased a set of these and have been very happy with them. This was before the price tripled. I could not believe when I saw these … Continue reading

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Watch for motorcycles!

This has been a pretty dangerous season for motorcyclists in our area. It seems like every other week there is an accident where someone is very seriously hurt. It has become so significant that people have started putting signs in … Continue reading

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Halloween decorating.

I have this goofy theory about people who decorate for Halloween. I don’t quite understand why some people go crazy decorating for this holiday. My theory is that these are people who secretly love the darker side of life. I … Continue reading

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Don’t ask…

There is one question that I get asked every single day that just drives me bonkers. The question is “what is for dinner”. The reason this question drives me crazy is because I hate cooking dinner. I wish I could … Continue reading

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Bumpy…

My littlest boy seems to have allergies. I have debated about taking him for allergy testing but hesitate. When I took our older son he was about the same age as the little guy is now. It ended up being … Continue reading

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Pampered girl.

Last year we bought our son a miniature schnauzer puppy for his birthday. We had promised him a dog for his 10th birthday but decided to get him one a year early. It has been really nice to watch the … Continue reading

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Weird weekend.

This weekend my older son spent the night with his Grandmother. It always feels weird when he is gone. You would think as a parent who spends virtually every waking minute with her children I would welcome his departure for … Continue reading

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Hitting home.

You always think identity theft happens to other people. It isn’t until it happens to you or someone close to you that it becomes real. My brother recently had his credit card information stolen and used by someone to make … Continue reading

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Cough and cold.

It seems to early in the year to be true but I already have a cold. In fact the entire family has a cold. I never want to see my children sick and know that a cold is a small … Continue reading

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Online groceries.

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Longer school days…

There is an article out on Yahoo that the government is pushing for longer school days and years. This is an interesting idea but not something I would get behind. As a parent of a virtual charter school student I … Continue reading

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Our new hobby.

This year we have taken up a few new hobbies. One of our favorite new hobbies is geocaching. We try to find at least three caches each week. When we go away we look up caches in the area where … Continue reading

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Out and about.

Tonight we took a walk around the neighborhood for the first time in a long while. I absolutely could not believe how bad the mosquitoes were out tonight. I had read in the newspaper that due to budget cuts our … Continue reading

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Our back yard.

The first place we visited journey was our back yard. This might sound silly but you would be surprised the number of children in this world who don’t spend time outside playing. As much as you might was to take … Continue reading

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Refreshed!

This summer I decided that it was time for me to take a break from the craziness that had become life. I cut back on everything and began to refine my priorities. It had become clear that while I was … Continue reading

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