Sunday, July 6, 2014

Annual Get Summer Getaway

After telling the kids their options for our summer camping trip, we had them do research on each of the places and then tell us where they wanted to go and why.

They all easily agreed on Glacier National Park.

So after leaving at the crack of dawn, we made it here just before dinner time and found a great camping spot.  Then we spent the rest of the evening setting up camp and exploring around it.  We even had a deer visit us.

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I am grateful for nature.  Is is one of the most relaxing and peaceful places to be.

Sunday, June 29, 2014


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I am grateful for the goodness and beauty that I am surrounded with each and every day......and for Police Badge tattoos.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Look Mom!

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I am grateful for cute messy faces.

Sunday, June 22, 2014


I am thankful for this little sweet heart and the joy and laughter that she brings to our home.

Happy 11th Birthday!!

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Pinata time!

The girls had a great idea to make a pinata.
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I am grateful for cold, wet, and slimy fun that all of the kids enjoyed working together on.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Wishful Thinking

Some days I wish that I could just crash on the couch.
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I am  grateful for a little me time at nap time.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Now that's talent =)

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I am thankful that I can multitask........watering the lawn while entertaining the kids at the same time.  Now that takes talent haha!

Friday, May 30, 2014

I wanna be like you

I could hear her singing and strumming away on a little ukelele but I couldn't quite figure out where she was.
Then I stumbled into her oldest sister's room and there she was.  Trying to be just like her musically talented sister.  She had the stool out, the music stand and music all set up. And she was sitting there in one of her favorite dresses playing her favorite instrument of the day.
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I am thankful for good role models.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Look Whose 3!

I can't believe that my little baby is 3 years old today!

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I am thankful for that little spitfire and her fun loving little red head.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

You know its gotta be good

Nothing better to get you excited about a package you receive than it's packaging.

And yes....there was a little dinosaur stowed away in the package that they sent me lol!
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I am grateful for a little spare change so I could buy something for myself.  =)

Thursday, May 15, 2014

My favorite

I must admit that orange cream Popsicle are one of my all time FAVORITE treats...I can just taste that yummy creaminess thinking about them! 
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I am grateful that it is warm enough to eat super messy treats outside.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

I wish I could Run Run Run!

Baby Rootbeer had a track meet today......let just say she was in tears.
Her stomach problems are now interfering with her sports.  She felt SO sick and could barely run. 

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I am grateful for her team mates that willingly stepped up and took her place in her remaining events.

Sunday, April 20, 2014


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I am thankful that my mom was able to stay the night and spend Easter morning with us.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Eggs of Every Color

I am thankful that our kids love traditions. 

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