Month: October 2009

a winner, a recipe, and old farm animals

Oh my goodness, that little giveaway was so much fun.  I have to do that again soon.  Your guesses were so hilarious. Curious about what those things actually were? Were they earrings? Nope. Were they musical instruments? Nope. Were the jump ropes? Nope. Writing things? Nope. A feather duster? Oh no! They are…… SALAD SERVERS! […] Read more…

so cold and so yummy

Snow, glorious snow! Does it have to be that time of year so soon?  Didn’t we just have winter?  Sure does feel like it. Are we the only ones freezing our bee-hinds off? I’m talking ginormous amounts of snow.   My kids love playing in the snow.  But the last two days have been a […] Read more…

an aching mommy heart

Some days there really are no words to express what is in my heart.  Ever had those days?  Days when you can literally feel the weight of the world on your shoulders. Today I feel so heartbroken.  You see, we often hear people saying that they think what we are doing to bring Hailee home […] Read more…

too darn funny

Oh my goodness, you guys are way too funny.  We have had so much fun reading all your guesses on my sneaky little giveaway yesterday. Hilarious! It seems I made it very tricky.  Huh? I will tell you this…. Chopsticks are definitely NOT African–we actually prefer to eat with our hands, thank you very much. […] Read more…

a sneaky little giveaway

Many of you may remember that back in May I took my two oldest sons with me on a very quick, in-and-out trip to South Africa.  It was a fabulous time–way too short for our liking, but we were so thankful for the seven days we got to spend with my family.  Such a blessing. […] Read more…

mission impossible

All I wanted was just one decent picture of all my kids together.  Just one. That’s all.  I mean, surely it wouldn’t be that difficult to get five kids to look at the camera and smile at the same time. Surely?  So we set out to get our pictures taken.  A lovely Christmas gift for […] Read more…

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