Easy Summer 2019

So we decided this year to make the summer easy and laid back. Basically the plan is that there is no plan. We have cut almost all activities out and are just playing and laying low. Leighton still has his gymnastics because he is on the team, and Coppelia has speech therapy and she and…

Planting Flowers….

So no lie here, I love spring. I love the grass turning green and flowers starting to poke through the ground and bloom. Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths just make me smile. I planted a few tulips and hyacinths last year right off our front porch and I noticed a couple of the hyacinths poking through…

Oh To Be 5 Years Old…

I think 5 year olds are some of the funniest people out there. At least a certain 5 year old in our household. He is very matter of fact about things and I often find myself telling myself not to crack up at the latest thing that he is telling me but sometimes he is…

Obstacles…

Saturday morning found 5 of the 7 of us running through obstacles and over and under all sorts of things and getting muddy and wet and covered in bubbles in the process. The other 2 served as the cheer squad….kind of. I had found a kids obstacle race a number of weeks back and signed…

Tri #3

So I think I’ve officially been bitten by the Tri-Bug. I completed my 3rd sprint tri last weekend and had a blast. I got to do it with 3 fun friends which made it all the more fun. I had moved on from my goal being to just finish to actually doing better on each…

Sledding

We had the opportunity to go up to the mountains after the New Year for a few days and spend it at my aunt’s cabin with my parents. I had had a couple of really rough days at work and it was a much needed chance to get a way. We had a blast. There…