Tag Archives: Family

Ask Santa!

At the dining room table this evening, someone farted. The offensive noise clearly came from across the table so Husband and I were off the hook.  That only left Cody and Carter.  husband: Who farted?  Denial.  From both parties (although, … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – White Out

I don’t know how it happened for I was not there.  Sometime Saturday when Cody and Carter were playing with their cousins, Carter ended up with Wite-Out on his nose.  You know the stuff, the odoriferous white pasty correction fluid … Continue reading

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Bite Sized

Carterisms – cute, funny, and/or simply worth-remembering comments that come out of the mouth of Carter.  I write them for me, but think you may enjoy them as well. Yesterday Carter came home from school with his spelling test from … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle

Carter tried his hand at making scrambled eggs yesterday.  This is not his first time, but his interest in cooking had definitely increased. Apparently so has his use of spice.  For when he brought the scrambled eggs to the table, … Continue reading

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Shoes on the Wrong Feet Flashbacks – 2016

January: We hosted a rather nice remembrance for Husband’s father.  Carter made the Swedish colored paper chain as an addition to the centerpiece.   Carter discovered the 80’s in the form of a headband.  He rocked the look for a … Continue reading

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Yardwork in a Vase

Yesterday I tackled the front yard.  We have a patch of desert landscaping tucked under two large mesquite trees just to the right of our driveway.  I have not done much in the way of trimming this section since we … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Christmas 2016

After a morning of stockings and breakfast, we decided to continue with our relatively new tradition of a Christmas morning desert hike. We packed up the dogs and headed out to the desert. I must have been very good this … Continue reading

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Kitchen Counter Clutter

When the boys were younger, I used to find all sorts of various creations and random items set up for display at the end of our hallway.  They would spend a lot of time building with their cardboard bricks – … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Early Pre-Christmas

Friday was the last day of school for two weeks (hooray!!)  In the classroom, we combined math and art to make these “Merry Math” trees.  As you can see, we have been working on the inverse relationship between multiplication and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Chairs for the Guests (?)

Each year, about a month before Thanksgiving, we host a Practice Thanksgiving.  It is a fully involved Thanksgiving dinner with family, friends, and turkey with all the trimmings. This year our Practice Thanksgiving was on the second weekend of October … Continue reading

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