Family Life

Gettin’ Down and Dirty

I was a dirty girl this weekend.  Okay, get your mind out of the gutter.  The husband and I went to the dirt races this weekend.  My newest favorite type of racing.  There’s just something about sitting there dodging the dirt clumps and rocks that I love.  Almost as much fun as watching top fuel dragsters go […] Read more…

Amish Friendship Bread

I’m sure you have heard the story of the Little Red Hen when you were little, or perhaps you have read it to your kids… you know, where the hen plants the wheat seed in the barnyard, but none of the other animals want to help take care of it.  But, when she makes the […] Read more…

First Name Basis

I grew up in small-town USA.  I moved to a military town with my husband.  Then, we uprooted ourselves and moved to even a smaller town.  We are talking tractors on the roads, people actually are friendly, I know my neighbors’ names and their dogs’ names, people at the grocery store know the twins’ names, […] Read more…

The Worst Part of Motherhood

Don’t get me wrong, I love being a mom more than life itself.  I waited a long time to be blessed with my two little bears.  But, the one thing I hate most about motherhood… THE LACK OF PRIVACY I can’t do anything in the bathroom without at least one kid and usually the dog […] Read more…