Category: Family

Make Sure You’re Taking Care Of The People Who Matter This Winter

Source   It’s pretty fair to say that the last year or so has been a tough time for pretty much everyone. In fact, that might even be something of an understatement. However, the harshness of winter can often make everything even more difficult and there are plenty of people…

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Four Ways to Give Your Teenager the Outlet They Need

Raising teenagers is a tough commitment. Social pressures, academic demands and biological changes make this period of life stressful for teens and their parents. It’s important for adolescents to find healthy outlets for their stress and to search for positive activities to fill their free time. This can help teens…

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A new member of the family!

Saturday, August 3rd was a very exciting day for us! The day that we adopted Luna! Luna is a very smart and very sweet German Shepherd mix. German Shepherd and St. Bernard from what we know. πŸ™‚ We had been discussing getting a dog and actually drove about an hour…

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Remembering Frostbite {aka Frosty}

Yesterday we lost a beloved member of our family, our cat of almost 15 years…Frosty. He had not been eating very well for almost a month…and was slowly going downhill. There was nothing wrong that the vet could find, so maybe it was just his time. He was almost 15….

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It’s cookie time!

Can you believe Christmas is so close now? I love this time of year! I just wanted to do a quick post to share some photos. Every year we like to make Christmas cookies – all different kinds! Last night we made sugar cookies. To be totally honest, Jace and…

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A little family fun!

Last night we got to go to a fun Fargo Force fan dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings. The Fargo Force is our local hockey team, and they set up a “fan dinner” for the kids in the kids club. The kids who are part of the kids club are basically…

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Today I am thankful for…. {11-9-17}

God given patience! It’s definitely there when I need it most. Like today when I pulled the carpet cleaner out to clean my carpet in the living room area upstairs. I also had to clean the actual carpet cleaner itself, too. Something I did not want to do—-ugh….but I did…

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My Furbabies and their Vet appointments!

First up is Frosty. We have been concerned because he is barely eating anymore and has lost weight. I took him to the vet and we had a right to be concerned. He has dental disease and has lost weight as a result of it. He is only 10 lbs….

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Enjoying this lovely weather….

Just sharing some of the recent pictures I have taken….enjoy! πŸ™‚ Jadyn enjoys capturing grasshoppers and then setting them free… Flowers are still blooming in my butterfly garden! Speaking of butterflies, we have seen so many at the end of this summer and beginning of fall. It has just been…

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Parenting & Schooling: a Guide to Getting Them Both Right

Parenting and schooling are two things that rely on one another. Good parenting is impossible without good schooling. And good schooling is impossible without good parenting. So, you need to be aware of the importance of them both if you are going to succeed as a parent. However, when most…

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Our mini {2 day} getaway to the twin cities!

A couple of weeks ago we went out of town for a little mini getaway. The local football team that my hubby Jace works with had a game out of town, about 3 1/2 hours away, so we decided we would make it a little family trip. We left on…

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Leonardo DiCATio

A couple of new pics of Leo! This cat {kitten} is getting so big! He is around 10 months old now and is quite the big boy! πŸ™‚ Maybe you can’t tell from these particular photos, so I’ll have to post a few others that show how much he has…

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A bit of Holiday Fun: Cookie Houses!

Okay, I say “cookie” houses because none of these were made with gingerbread. Jace decorated a chocolate one, Jacey, a Hello Kitty…and Jadyn, a Shopkins house. They were so fun {even though they were not gingerbread – gingerbread is MY favorite!} πŸ™‚ Of course, the favorite part for everyone…..eating it!…

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My New KitchenAid Mixer!

I am beyond thrilled to finally have this KitchenAid Mixer. I have been wanting one for so long. The hubby and I were at Costco and these were on sale, so he told me if I wanted one to just get it! πŸ˜€ Awesome hubby, right?! (I really think he…

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Halloween Pics

Just wanted to share a few Halloween pics….a few days late! Oh well, better late than never, right? This year Jadyn was Batgirl, and Jace was Commissioner Gordon. Jacey sat this Halloween out and stayed home. {She still got candy!} I put on a cat mask and called myself cat…

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