She’s 2…

We have a birthday tradition in our home. Before Daddy goes to work everyone gets up for a mini birthday celebration. It’s the first thing we see coming downstairs. It’s a sweet welcome into your new year in our family. We spend all night preparing […]

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Today in Art…

It’s been years since I’ve sat down and seriously sketched something out. I’ve measured it by how old my kids are. Let’s just say it’s been too long. I used to draw all the time. It was my thing. I enjoyed it so much. Funny […]

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Little Kid + Scissors =

All was quiet. The animator was animating something, the Hubs was on his computer, the Sweet Quirky one was sleep, the twins were upstairs, I was rocking peacefully blogging in my rocking chair and Little Joy was behind me at the dinner table quietly writing […]

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Real.

So my little one had a birthday recently. She had a great day. We didn’t do a huge party, instead we did a small family celebration. It takes a lot to do these parties. Well it takes a lot for me. I’m an introvert really. […]

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Busy Busy Bee!

She makes me smile. This moment was a precious one. She wanted to sit by me as I read. We had conversation about what she drew. I knew once she came to sit by me there was very little change of me actually reading at […]

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Thanks.

This kind of thank you is more realistic than we’d like to admit. Sink contents: Glass that contained my son’s strawberry smoothie he downed and got in his words, a “neck freeze”, plates, spatula, and flatware from breakfast I made for the kids, cups and […]

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