Welcome December

Welcome December! My favorite time of the year! Today came and I am in total holiday spirit! It helps when you have little ones to share in the excitement! Today marks the day the lego advent calendar comes out. Also, the paper chain gets its first link! The outdoors get decorated and the Christmas movies start to play. I got a head start on my Christmas shopping and Christmas cards just need to be addressed and sent.  I want to enjoy every minute of this holiday season , its slips by so quickly in the hustle and bustle. What holiday

Easy and Fun Rainbow pancakes- making a kids day!

  Hello friends, it’s officially the 1st of April! Happy April fools day! I hope I can escape any pranks today; at least my kids are to young for that business! I just wanted to share with you a fun and easy breakfast idea that my kids are crazy about! Rainbow pancakes! Its easy, fun and my kids feel so special when I make these and they eat a great breakfast too! A few weeks ago I had my nephew and niece over and my nephew was thrilled with these pancakes. He was so excited about it and It made

When your love isn’t enough…….

There are days….many days. And many more nights……….we have all been there.   The nights are by far the hardest, when your all alone with a screaming baby, hard to console after a long day of taking care of your family. Those moments are so hard, almost difficult to explain, yet every mother knows how lonely those moments can be and how isolated you feel.  I have felt it, you have felt it and my heart goes out to those who are struggling. I had an extremely hard nights last week and know how lonely it feels. How desperate you

The beauty in first time experiences

  This afternoon, I was brave and took all three kiddos out in the snow. Lincoln’s first experience in the snow! Oh how fun it is to see kiddos looking at new things and see the interest in their eyes. It was so sweet. I want to cherish these moments, as you all know, they pass you by so quickly. Seeing how children view the outdoors always inspires me to notice the details often overseen.  Making snow angels, noticing traces of deer hair and tracks in the snow, finding the perfect walking stick……..all things that bring me back to the