While my youngest two play in the snow with the dog my oldest is stuck snow blowing the driveway. It is great to have a teenager who can do these kind of chores.
I just hit 150 followers today, so it is time for a new giveaway to celebrate. I’m giving away a $25 movie card, the winner can choose either $25 to Regal cinemas or $25 to Cinemark. I’ve had a lot of luck in the past year winning movie tickets, so it is time to spread […]
My doll house project is continuing slowly. I did finish grouting the entry hall floor, so that is done. I also pulled a lot of stuff out of boxes and files to see what I had. Naturally there are things I was sure I had that I can’t find, and some things I don’t ever […]
Well here is my current update on the on-going doll house project. The craft table is cleaned off and the doll house is out of the utility room. In the process of doing this I discovered it is filthy, and the tile floor has come unglued. So this week my plan is to clean it, […]
My son won 1st place in his cub scout pack at the pinewood derby on Saturday! He was very excited, and here is is winning car, with the trophy and ribbon. They got nice trophies this year, I guess one of the Dad’s has a metal shop and helped the kids make the trophies.
An embarrassingly long time ago I started making a doll house for my sister. I’ve finally decided to finish it, and I hope by posting my progress on my blog weekly I’ll be motivated to actually do it. So here is a picture of the doll house right now. It is next to the water […]
Our neighbor has peacocks, and we see them wandering around our yard all the time. A few days ago we finally saw one with its feathers up. We couldn’t get too close, but here are the pictures. They are huge!
Here is this year’s tree. We got a bunch of red ornaments on clearance last year, so there is a lot of red on the tree this year. The elf ornament is one of my favorite I made a few years ago, and my daughter made the beaded snowflake.
Our family has a number of favorite Thanksgiving traditions. One thing we always have is the stuffing recipe from my Great Aunt Anna. It has sausage and apples and is something we always make together Thanksgiving morning. After we make the stuffing we like to watch the Macy’s parade together. We don’t always watch […]