It’s Football Season!

Archive for August 2012

It’s Football Season!

I love fall.  Fall means football and pumpkin and sweaters and feeling the crispness in the air.  Our family is psyched for football to start this weekend.  Our high school started play last weekend, but I’m talking about college and professional football now. My nephew is Offensive Coordinator at Bemidji State and their team kicks off…

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Book Review: Bared to You by Sylvia Day

BARED TO YOU By: Sylvia Day Published:  April 3, 2012 **** Warning:  The following review is about a book that may not appeal to everyone who reads my blog. Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness…He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never…

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 47

School began for us.  The kids had a full week….except for Reagan who started getting sick on Wednesday, ran a fever Wednesday night and stayed home on Thursday. I think allergies turned into a nasty cold.   Patrick – 7th Grade Bennett – 6th Grade Reagan – 2nd Grade Because we are a large (in…

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Book Review: The Last Letter by Kathleen Shoop

THE LAST LETTER By:  Kathleen Shoop Published:  April 27, 2011 *** Katherine wouldn’t have believed it if she hadn’t found the letter…Katherine Arthur’s mother arrives on her doorstep, dying, forcing her to relive a past she wanted to forget. When Katherine was young, the Arthur family had been affluent city dwellers until shame sent them…

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Review: 100 Days to Christmas 2012

Last year, Jennifer of ListPlanIt created this amazing planner to help you get ready for Christmas by getting you started 100 days before Christmas.  She takes you through all the Fall activites and holidays and then breaks all the planning up in to manageable parts so you aren’t trying to do it all the week…

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Guest Book Review: Last of the Seals by Greg Messel

LAST OF THE SEALS By: Greg Messel Published: April 23, 2012 *** This is a featured guest review by my husband, Pat. After seeing the book in my stash, he thought the book sounded interesting and so I offered the review to him.   Mystery, romance and baseball in 1957 San Francisco.  Sam Slater is…

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 46

Summer is over for us as I post this.  Tomorrow the kids go back to school and we start the routine all over again.  I think we are all ready for the change, but still sad to say good-bye to summer.  There were things we didn’t get done, but hopefully can still fit some of…

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Frappuccino At Home

I LOVE treating myself to a Starbucks Coffe.  In the colder months, I get either a caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha.  Only in the last couple summers have I started to enjoy the Frappuccinos.  I wasn’t sure I would like a cold coffee, but I certainly do.  Unfortunately, I live a half hour…

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Review: Back 2 School Survival Guide By The Confident Mom

Susan from The Confident Mom has done it again!  She has found a way to make going back to school much easier and more organized.  I wish I would have had all these ideas when my kids were younger.  If you have child going off to a new school, or going off to Kindergarten, I…

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