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Goodbye to 2013

Where does the time go?! I can’t believe we just ended another year. It is amazing how long the days can be. Yet the years are short!! January – we celebrated Isaacs 1st birthday with a mustache bash! Brock was promoted to Sergeant! February – we enjoyed lots of trips to Irvine park with our … Continue reading

Willow Mae: 1 Week

Willow Mae: 1 Week

    Willow is a week old and we are all so in love! Willow has a sweet, calm & easy-going personality ~~~ so far! Isaac loves holding her. She is a great eater & sleeper!  5 days old she weighed back in at 7lbs 14oz, almost to her birth weight.  She gives me 3+ … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2013

This was a busy thanksgiving for us this year! We were able to spend Thanksgiving morning with the Buoniconti and Ramirez side of the family. After a quick nap and making some green veggie dishes, we headed over the Grandma and Grandpa Herrings for our Thanksgiving dinner meal! We enjoyed spending the evening with family … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving: preschool edition

We had a wonderful 2013 Thanksgiving celebration! The week before Thanksgiving, Silas had a “give God thanks” party at school. I got to go and see the magic 🙂 The librarian came to class to read about thanksgiving. They made a fall wreath (Silas was all about pumpkins and leaves only!) and then had decorate … Continue reading


This week on Silas’s thankful for list…. Christmas and my birthday cars my friends my outside to play in my class pancakes My iPad I love his thoughtfulness and sweet heart!!! We have had some great conversations and I’m so thankful for him!!!!

Isaac: 22 Months

Isaac…. Louis… Crazy… Child.  But mom, I’m just so adorable. You think I would do THAT?! Highlights from this past month: Can let himself out the front & back doors. As well as his bedroom. Bathroom. You get the idea. He is becoming a “big” boy so fast. He loves doing everything Silas does, and … Continue reading

Giving Thanks

We have so much to be thankful for… and not just because it’s November. But, I am grateful for an extra reason to talk to my kids about being Thankful and why. Here are some things Silas and I have come up with during our daily talks this past weel Our  house —- Thankful for … Continue reading

Menu Plan: Oct 7

What? Is that really rain in the forecast I see?! That calls for Chili, Baking & lots of hot coffee!! Monday – Shepherd’s Pie Tuesday – Family Night Wednesday –  Home made pizza Thursday – Chili & Homemade bread Friday –  Spaghetti with Meat Balls Saturday – Baked Crispy Chicken Rolls

PreSchool: September Recap

I am absolutely LOVING our mix of Home School, PreSchool, Life, Church & Play right now. PreSchool: I still desperately miss Silas in the afternoon while he is at school. But I know it is a great growing opportunity for him and I love seeing all he is learning for his peers and his teachers. … Continue reading