Baby K Turns 1

Gramma makes sure there is plenty of glitter and sparkle until you are old enough to say I don't want that!! Baby K LOVES her Lil Crunchies and her Great Aunt and Uncle are happy to supply them for her. The birthday baby woke up in her typically happy mood. I sang to her as... Continue Reading →

Almost One

It is hard to believe that in two short days Baby K will be a year old. She is developing quite the little personality and of course starting with words and yikes walking. Fortunately we still have to hold her hands when she tries to move her feet but it won't be long. So much... Continue Reading →

Making Christmas Merry

Last night at the 4pm service the Rector talked about being more spiritual during Christmas not to convert people or "make them" follow your beliefs but rather to bring yourself peace during turbulent times. I heard what he said and tried to take it to heart, and then the texts started. I want to come... Continue Reading →

Trunk or Treat

Nope not a typo, its how in my small town we do Trick or Treating as there is one main highway and no sidewalks. Here are the photos. We all pull into the church parking lot. Decorate our trunks and the kids go from parked car to parked car without concern of getting hit by... Continue Reading →

BBQ with M1 and M2’s Aunts

Tomorrow M1 will be 17. Every year since she has come to me she has pitched a world class tantrum fit around the time of her birthday if we ever tried to have a party. So aside from immediate family only, we have only 1 time had a party. Unfortunately, because of her actions at... Continue Reading →

Finalization

Yep finally happened. 755 days after meeting N for the first time, we got to officially adopt her!!!! I wasn't sure if I wanted to laugh or cry to be honest it seemed like such a crazy long journey. I was worried at the start of the day something would go wrong..did I mention I... Continue Reading →

Family Reunion Part 2

Sunday rolls around and off to church we go. We help my Mom set up for the buffet afterwards and then headed up to mass. While we were sitting my niece and her Dad came in and sat next to me. She plopped down next to me and put her head on my shoulder....yep melted... Continue Reading →

Family Reunion Part 1

Well the last four days have been a pure nightmare with bursts of sunshine but mostly heavy downpours. I am typing so tired, angry, frustrated and just pure exhausted I am not even sure I can get my thoughts all out....Let's see how did this begin..... This past weekend was my nephew's baptism. I was... Continue Reading →

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