Tag Archives: Family

Simple Sunday – 80 Degrees and Boy Tooth Fairies

Eighty degrees on a Sunday morning.  Husband is gone on his yearly trip to the Reno air races.  The boys and I head off to the Desert Botanical Gardens, (admittedly, there was some grumbling for they wanted the Science Center … Continue reading

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Defying the Laws of Physics

Every Friday night at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet is Pizza and Movie Night.  This means just what it sounds like.  We cook pizza, typically frozen Costco pizza, and watch a movie together.  The decider of what movie … Continue reading

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Fist-pump for our Demise

The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown started it. I had not read the book, a library book picked out by Carter with many others on our last trip to the library.  I walked into the living room and saw … Continue reading

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Returning

Ten days without kids.  Oh yes, this happened. Our vacation started off as a family vacation.  We flew up to my hometown to spend time with my mom.  It was a whirlwind tour of Washington and some the places and … Continue reading

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Someday People

Some people display pretty rocks and shells in a cute dish in their bathroom. We are not some people.  We are someday people. These rocks and shells were lovingly collected and put in a Ziploc bag by the boys the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Simply Pie

Yesterday we celebrated Summer Pie Day.  It is not a real holiday but one made up and eagerly anticipated by our family (and dare I say, friends).  Simply, we invite family and friends to come over with a homemade pie … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Missing Piece

Husband left this afternoon on a business trip.  It is not long, less than a week, but it is unusual and the boys and I feel its strangeness. He had been gone perhaps an hour.  The boys and I finished … Continue reading

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The Unicorn in my Backyard

Like a mythical beast, elusive and awe inspiring, summer has slipped into our lives.  Knowing it is only here for a little while increases the desire to grab onto it, to look it square in the face and drink it … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Snacks and Scents

Saturday we celebrated Carter’s birthday (yes, I know it is late, but his birthday fell close to Mother’s Day and one simply cannot compete with that when putting together a party).  He picked out the snack bags and was put … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Happy Mother’s Day. Here have a new Toilet Seat.

The day started off rather nicely.  Husband had convinced Cody that instead of serving me breakfast in bed this year, toast and coffee would suffice.  This would then allow me to have breakfast with all of them around the breakfast … Continue reading

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