Christmas Tree Hunting 2013


We have a family tradition that the Saturday after Thanksgiving we go hunting for our Christmas tree. This year was a little more difficult because Hubby was scheduled to work, but we made it work. We make an outing of it. We drive to southwest of Portland to Sherwood to visit the Sleighbells. This . . . → Read More: Christmas Tree Hunting 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!


Wishing you a wonderful and very Happy Thanksgiving! We’re driving this Thanksgiving to my in-laws and then back again Thanksgiving night – I have to work tomorrow.


What are your Thanksgiving plans?

Merry Christmas


Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!! I hope everyone’s day was FABULOUS!!

What I Am Thankful for This Year

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Thanksgiving is Mama’s “holiday”. Yes, she loves Christmas, but Thanksgiving is a time to remember everything and everyone who have blessed our lives.

I thought I would give you a few things that I am thankful for this year…

Like many, I am thankful for my family. . . . → Read More: What I Am Thankful for This Year

Happy Birthday, Little Brother


My older younger brother’s birthday is today… he’s 46! B, you’re getting old! (I know, I’m still older than you!!)

“older younger”??? “Older” because he’s older than my other siblings… “younger”, well, because I’m the oldest!


Training Wheels


NOTE: This was in a “private” state and I just realized it… hopefully you get it on the RSS feed

WOW! The Offspring started college today. We miss her. Yep… my baby is off at college… It’s hard… we’re a close-knit family.

She’s learning what life is like without Mom and Dad . . . → Read More: Training Wheels