Today was a great day! After a good family scrubbing of the daily living space of our home, think kitchen/dining room/living room spaces, we set out to complete our second-to-last day of homeschooling this year. It has been a rough last month, to say the least! Monday, I unexpectedly spent the day revamping our homeschool… Read More #226 – Simple Beauty
You know those box cake mixes that you can magically turn into the yummiest cookies? Well this isn’t that kind of cookie. I actually don’t like those cookies very much. They seem pasty, dense and almost like you are just eating flour and liquid baked into a ball. So when Joy Boy asked… Read More #225 – The BEST Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies I Have Ever Made!
I found this video and simply said, I TOTALLY agree! Now to just practice it! Happy Watching!
It FINALLY happened!!!!!!!!! After a LONG . . . of cabin-fever, savings drained, hopes deflated, trust-button breaking, patience growing, “look on the bright side” making, learn to take Uber everywhere you are going, “Can’t stand to look at another Pathfinder” thinking, learning what is MOST important, striving for hope filled months, we FINALLY .… Read More #223 – Guess What?!?!?
The kids and I were driving home from the Children’s Museum today and we saw this word on a sign . . . It says “Guachipelin.” Can you pronounce it? Give it a try! I’ll explain it in tomorrow’s post. See you later!
My kiddos LOVE pizza! Me, not so much. I can get bored easily if we had “pizza night” each week. So to break up the monotony, we have come up with some other options to the usual homemade Pizza Night: • Make your own individual pizzas • Make Crispy “Cracker Crust” pizza • Make… Read More #221 – Favorite Calzone Recipe
I am feeling particularly beautiful today. Maybe it’s the way my hair’s natural curl flowed on top of my head, creating an artistic frame for my face as I dutch braided the rest of my hair, away from my face, into a pony tail that had some curl left in the ends of my… Read More #220 – Vulnerable
3 of my kiddos performed in a choir recently. (Sadly you can’t see El Gringo playing the piano . . . but he was! Look to the far left, you can see the piano.) To the front right of this picture is GingerSnap, and her golden, sun colored hair, watching her 3 siblings… Read More #219 – Performing in the Choir
We recently had Stake Conference. (a meeting where at least 5 church congregations come together as one to hear speakers from our local church community) But first the building to be used in Flores needed to be cleaned and then filled with chairs. 200 extra to be exact! Paul took… Read More #218 – Moving Chairs
I can actually say that I love and willing trust this man right here! I have had the AWESOME opportunity and privilege to listen to 46 speeches that President Nelson has delivered over his lifetime as an Apostle of God. I still have 29 more speeches (talks) to go and I am loving every minute… Read More #217 – My FAVORITE President Nelson Quote