Getting Settled Back Into our Same Ol' House

To say that we got a lot done this weekend is a massive understatement. We had virtually nothing planned for the 3-day holiday weekend and I was thrilled. Equally relieved to have a little downtime and excited to tackle some projects around the house ....more

Reduce Summer Stress with a Daily LIST

I love getting random ideas that help my family! ...more

Fun & Games

So much has happened in the past month, it's too much to write about, so I'll share in pictures. Is that okay with you? We have a big announcement to share, too, but I'm going to wait until I have more time to write to post about that ....more

Revisiting #7…

Don't remember #7 of my 101 in 1001 list? Let me remind you: "Have another baby or totally come to terms with the fact that we are complete as a family of five." ...more

#98 - Go to a firing range and shoot a gun

This was clearly an afterthought for my 101 Goals in 1001 Days list, but #98 is complete! One of my clients told me about the FREE Arizona Game and Fish Expo this weekend and we decided to take the kids today. They each caught at least one fish (Jason and Kaylin each caught two…they were thrilled, especially since it was their first time), all of us who were 8 and over learned archery and all of us 10 and over learned to load and shoot a 22 rifle....more

When Life Gives You Lemons...

Our house has been on the market for almost 7 weeks. And here we sit…patiently waiting. Sometimes not so patiently ....more

#18 - Make a snowman with the kids

Until yesterday, my poor children had never built a snowman. Ryan is almost 11 years old!!! ...more

#50 - Teach Kaylin to curl her own hair

We have a little neighbor girl who is going to be a cosmetologist someday, guaranteed. She's constantly doing everyone's hair and make up in the neighborhood and she is GOOD! ...more

A {Seemingly} Directionless Day

I've mentioned many times that I tend to crave a sense of accomplishment. Today, I've been searching to fulfill that, all day, to no avail. First thing in the morning, I headed to the gym with Jason while Ryan and Kaylin stayed home ....more

#5 - Get Lasik eye surgery

I finally did it!!! This has been on my 101 list from the beginning. We're talking back in 2008, people ....more