Category Archives: Kids

Where in the world…

Where in the world have I been? I just realized it has been over 2 months since I wrote a blog post. What the heck? 2 Trips to the Emergency Room, 3 Days in Children’s hospital, 2 strep tests, a … Continue reading

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30 day challenge: I am thankful for…Day 15

Today, I am thankful for healthy babies. In the past several weeks we have had two very dear friends welcome new babies into their lives. What a wonderful and amazing thing it is to have a brand new baby to … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenges: I am thankful for Day 12

Today, I am thankful for my sweet adorable children. They are the best. I love them to pieces even when they get on my nerves. They are so helpful and just wonderful. E helped butcher the deer my DH shot. … Continue reading

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30 day challenge: I am thankful for…Day 7

Today, I am thankful for my children. N & E are such bright spots in my life. Even when they frustrate the living daylights out of me, they are a sparkling star in my night. I am so thankful that … Continue reading

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Gotta Vent…school lunches

Federal mandates have changed and kids are being “forced” to take fruits and vegetables at lunch or pay a la carte prices. The portions of fruits and vegetables have increased while carbs and protein has decreased. There is also now … Continue reading

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Meet Rusty

Our family grew by one last night. We adopted a beautiful 1.5 year old male Australian Cattle Dog mix, who we have named Rusty. All of the animals we have shared out home with, except the unwelcome ones (mice), have … Continue reading

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Back to school…week 1

We had quite the back to school experience. First off, we are in a new school district and at new schools. That is always going to be an experience in itself. We went to open house, met N & E’s … Continue reading

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MN state fair

Today we are at the Minnesota State Fair with our friends M, M, and W. We all put a certain amount of cash into a pool and buy one of the foods we like, and share. It is great to … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Success!

On Sunday, my DH and I hosted a baby shower for our new nephew B. His mom and dad were showered with love and gifts from both sides of New Daddy’s family. I decided to host a sports themed party. … Continue reading

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Back to life

We had a fantastic vacation and now everyone is settling back into life. Bailey came home from Grandma and Grandpa’s. DH and I are back to work and the kiddos are back in school. I haven’t even completely unpacked and … Continue reading

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