I did it! I finally got the whole family up in the mountains for a winter weekend! None of us are fans of the cold so we rarely venture out in the winter! But just like every year in the past I get tired of being cooped up so we planned a trip to McCall … Continue reading Braving The Crowds And Cold For The McCall Winter Carnival!
Once upon a time we were NOT cat people! But one fall day four and a half years ago, Nathan and I decided to start shopping around for a kitten. To our surprise we found TWO! We went to see a dainty beautiful gray tabby and fell in love with Thomas! He totally chose us … Continue reading Thomas O’Malley Bobcat Wilson
My Little Mino Man, you have blessed our lives beyond measure! Your unfailing love for God and your family is so heartwarming. You never give up and your heart is so big that your love is contagious whenever anyone is around you! I see big things in your future Mino! After all, your name means … Continue reading Happy 8th Birthday Vicco!!!
I swear that January and February are my nemesis! Every year Nathan waits for me to beg for our annual "Early Spring" drive to Hell's Canyon. It's still winter but we will get these bursts of warm weather and I'm desperate to get outside to soak up some sun. This year I feel the winter … Continue reading It Hits Me At The Same Time Every Year…
One step inside the Expo Center I was immediately transcended back in time. The smell of crafters paint, glue and wood sent me to my Granddad's downstairs bedrooms (yes plural! He knocked down a wall to create one huge room) where he transformed them into the most magical place I knew as a kid. His … Continue reading “I mean, who has a giant steel working rail road light in their front yard?! My Granddad, that’s who.”
My boys are always surprising me with trinkets they find when they think of me, candy, drawings and letters! They are so incredibly sweet to their mama. I'm not sure what I did to deserve to have them call me mom! This morning they all were super quiet so I could sleep in (Nathan too). … Continue reading Breakfast In Bed
I already shared my 2018 Home Favorites so I thought I'd share my favorites for style and beauty as well! I don't do many beauty posts which is funny because I absolutely love beauty products! These are also my favorite kind of posts too because I love seeing what others love and it's fun to … Continue reading 2018 Style & Beauty Favorites!!!
My last couple of posts have been so serious that even I need some fun! So let's delve into what has made 2018 amazing! I love surrounding myself with pretty, fun things that make me feel happy, comfy-cozy and have items that reflect my personality and my family! 2018 was undeniably a year that changed … Continue reading 2018 Home Favorites!!!
I can't believe I'm saying this but, as school is back in full swing, I'm already missing having my boys home with me! Christmas break was so much fun aside from everyone being sick for most of it. The only plus side to kids being sick is life seems to slow down and I get … Continue reading I was raised as a “PK” (Priest’s Kid) and you’d think I’d have already read the whole Bible before, but I haven’t!
After a very eye-opening conversation with my niece this last weekend I was ready to talk with my kids about some hard topics. Did you know there is a Vape that looks like a thumb drive?! And kids take them to school?! And they have overdosed and died from nicotine poisoning?! I mean how is … Continue reading “What will you do WHEN you get asked to drink, vape, smoke or do drugs?”