You know, when I first received this email, I thought, "No problem! I've got this!" My mom hosts 40-50 for Thanksgiving nearly every year, and she has a system. In fact, when we arrived an hour before dinner two years ago, the kitchen was spotless … [Keep reading…]
My husband is the fun parent.
This morning I had to run out of the house, yelling, "Wait!" with the camera.
He left for football practice at 6:15 this morning, and walked back in the door at 7:45 for a quick hello in the mayhem of sending … [Keep reading…]
If I hurry, I might make it to bed before 11:00 tonight! Even if I make it before midnight, that will be the first time in over a week. What in the world?! A nursing mom with six children should NOT be going to bed after midnight and getting up with … [Keep reading…]
I kid you not, it took me 38 years to learn this trick.
We've always enjoyed hard-boiled eggs. In tuna salad, on lettuce salads, as a snack, or even to pack as an easy breakfast when we're traveling. I take deviled eggs (along with a dessert or … [Keep reading…]
Monday is usually when we whip ourselves back into a routine around here. Try to put the house back together after weekend chaos. Stick close to home.
Today we had the best kind of Monday, visiting some of our favorites.
Baby … [Keep reading…]
We said goodbye to my mother-in-law a year ago today.
The day kind of snuck up on us as days tend to do. This morning Miss 7 had volleyball at 11:00 and Mr. 9 had flag football at 11:15. A quick trip to Walmart before driving home for naps (Mama … [Keep reading…]
Every family dynamic is different, and the variation is even more pronounced with ages. If my children were 7, 6, 4, 3, 1, and newborn, I'd be... well, um... not blogging, that's for sure! ;)
But they're not. Mine are 11, 9, 7, 4, 2, and new. I … [Keep reading…]