Archive for the ‘My Writing’ Category

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I love my neighbors They are always sharing their goods. I live on a dead end road with 6 other families and most of them garden. The neighbor right across the road from me has been my gardening mentor. They have taught me TONS!! She is also super crafty and they are both amazing in the …

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14
Jul

Tae kwon-do testing for the boys

Ryan getting his green stripe

Taekwondo testing day I was glad to hear that both boys would be testing together for their next belts and/or stripes. That sure makes it easier on us. I put together video’s of them both doing parts of their test and earning their certificates and next stripe or belt. This first one if Ryker earning …

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10
Jul

Our Back Patio Project

This was something we had talked about a little but next thing I know he came home with a pallet of blocks and we were off. My husband is a project man and it seems there is always another project. It can exhausting the end results are pretty rewarding. I love new space and I love …

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31
May

Homemade boat race fun

I am so glad my husband took some down time this Memorial weekend and spent some fun time with the kids. He is typically always doing something that “has to be done” right then. Well he took some time and built a homemade boat for himself and one for one of the boys. We had …

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23
Feb

Mustard-Pickled Eggs

Have you tried pickled eggs? I think most people love them or hate them. I didn’t much care for them but my husband really enjoys them so I did some research and wanted to tell you about a new favorite and one that I actually really enjoy as well. Mustard-Pickled-Eggs. You can use these for …

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31
Dec

Goodbye 2014 & Bring It On 2015

Whew, what an exhausting but eventful year 2014 has been. I honestly cannot believe another year has come and gone. So what was 2014 like in our little world? We had Spring and Fall soccer for the boys divided by Soccer Camp over the summer. Bike rides and walks on the bike path, but not nearly often …

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Zaycon Foods

I know you guy have heard me talk about Zaycon before but if you didn’t listen then you should really listen now. This company is AMAZING and you can find awesome deals on amazing food. The last time I ordered from Zaycon we puchased one 40  lb  case of their fresh, boneless, skinless chicken breast for …

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I was very excited when I started back in August 2013 and thankfully the first semester wasn’t too bad or it might have been my first and last. :-p I took three classes: Composition II, Developmental Psychology and American Government. I pulled off straight A’s. My 2nd semester was a lot harder including an …

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12
Mar

Online learning & Gamification

Online Monash

Online Education: a New Way to Learn **We have been using online schooling for the kids for three years now so why not for us too. If you have been thinking about going back to school you may want to see what Monash University has to offer. Wikipedia says they are ranked in the top 20 …

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30
Jan

Superwoman I am not

superwoman not

Well I used to think I was superwoman. I could do it all! Don’t tell me I can’t do it. I’ll show you. Well, reality check. I am not superwoman. I love this blog and I love all of you but I can’t keep up like I should. I am not disappearing but.. I won’t be posting as …

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allowance

So what is your take on allowance for kids? We are a family of 6 but one flew the coop so we are now 5. I am a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom and I am going back to school myself. We are a busy house with homeschooling, my college classes, gardening, the chickens, housework, crafts, sports, …

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05
Jan

2014 is off to a good start here

Signature

This year I am off to a running start. Spring cleaning has arrived early for me. There is snow on the ground today here in Oklahoma but I am still spring cleaning. I have had a very productive couple of days. I am de-cluttering, organizing and cleaning up drawer-by-drawer, closet-by-closet and room by room. I …

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are you prepared

    My husband celebrated his 40th birthday this year and I think that was what really kicked this “What-If” train into motion. Right now my husband is the sole provider for our family. One little biggin’ has flown the nest but we still have three little’s at home and they won’t be flying the coop anytime …

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10
Dec

E15, Seriously??

Have any of you heard about this new Ethanol gasoline,E15?  A higher blend of ethanol and gasoline, has rolled out in a handful of states. But its use in older vehicles is generating warnings from AAA, which says E15 could be harmful to pre-2012 vehicles. It’s a higher blend of ethanol and gasoline and has already …

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Well, this is something I have always struggled with. The only thing I knew for sure when I was younger was that I wanted to get married and be a momma but never knew what career I wanted. I, still to this day, don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. Maybe …

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