A Tea Party

Archive for July 2009

A Tea Party

We were fortunate to have a free day today after swimming lessons were cancelled due to less than 70 degree weather (in July!) Reagan came across her tea set that she hasn’t played with for awhile and asked if we could play tea party! Sure! She got 5 of her “stuffed” friends and we sat…

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Mondays Matter: Week 30 (on a Wednesday)

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza Create a Back-to-School Backpack -28 million children from low-income families enter school each fall. -Required school supplies cost between $20-$100, depending on the grade level, a financial burden for low-income families, especially if they have more…

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Stargazers and Aunt Em

This is a photo of my Aunt Emily showing off her Stargazer Lilies. She was one of my favorite people in the whole world. Aunt Emily died in 1994 at the age of 98. Yes, 98. She also only lived in a nursing home the last year or two of her life! She was amazing!…

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Mondays Matter: Week 30

To come….I seem to have misplaced the book. I hope to find it today! UPDATE: Still haven’t found the book. As soon as it appears, I will post our Week 30! So sorry!

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A Goose Egg!

Last night our daughter, Reagan was running through the kitchen and at the same time our cat, Buddy decided to run right in front of her. (Kind of like when you are driving and just when you come up to the animal in the road, rather than staying where they are…and safe…they run right in…

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Review: Sometimes Mine by Martha Moody

From the back of the book: Genie Toledo is a forty-something divorced doctor who is smart and funny and immensely likable but who keeps her friends and family at arm’s length. She devotes all her time to her work. The only person to penetrate her emotional life is Mick Crabbe, the charming college basketball coach…

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Mondays Matter: Week 29

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza WRITE A NOTE OF GRATITUDE -Feeling appreciated is one of the strongest human desires.-There is warmth in a handwritten note – it instantly makes the message more personal, creates a more intimate feeling, and makes the…

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Happy 8th Birthday Bennett!

Our middle child turns 8 today and I want to share a little bit about him with you! Bennett is our early riser who hops out of bed ready to start the day. He was never a snuggler as a baby, but is now our biggest snuggler! He loves to build with his legoes and…

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Rockin Tuesday

This summer has just flown by and I can’t believe it is the middle of July. The kids go back to school in 5 short weeks! I have been so busy with other commitments this summer that the kids and I haven’t really had a day of fun together. So, today, I cancelled something else…

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Mondays Matter: Week 28

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza NO FAST FOOD -30% of children’s meals consist of fast food. -1 in 5 children between the ages of 6 and 17 are overweight. -Large portions, value meals, and supersizing create serving sizes that are double…

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