Monthly Archives: August 2006

Crazy day of getting ready…

We’re leaving for Kansas this evening. Wheee! Tons to do, and I’m running out of hours. But we’re headed home for a long weekend, and we shall see lots of friends and precious ones. Woot!

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Amy’s story of the homebirth she went to last Friday night had this wonderful quote in it. I’ve really got to read that book! Here is a little mouth to kiss; here are two more feet to make music with … Continue reading

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Everyday Things…

Jules over at Everyday Mommy has started a new weekly feature to help us remember all the Everyday Things we have for which to be thankful. Yay!I’ll be more newly creative next time, but what came to mind right away … Continue reading

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Life in a shoe: the methods and madness of one mother of 8: Grocery shopping with a handful of Littles

This is my first time to hit the “Blog This!” button. This is a super piece about shopping with the kiddos. An additional reason I’m thankful for compliments on my Blessings’ behavior is because it often gives me a needed … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the deck

The guys had to leave super early this morning, so I’ve been up since before 6.00 – wow. Decided it would be better for me to stay up than to go back to bed. It’s now time to make breakfast … Continue reading

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Jonathan and Dad Smith did some great cabinet work yesterday and today.Here’s the start… Cabinets up, no crown molding… And the difference crown molding makes – wow! They also made friends with this cute baby squirrel, who was crawling around … Continue reading

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Trying new things

I’m wanting to try the image placement here, so …Here’s a neat picture that J took earlier this month. We had some stuff on the burnpile, and the late afternoon sun was coming through the trees making wonderful sunbursts with … Continue reading

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What I do on a day when I’m too tired to do school…

I’ve been up later than usual the last three nights (which is saying something for a woman who finds herself grateful when she gets to bed before 12.30 am), and I didn’t pull myself out of bed until almost 10. … Continue reading

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Joining the Blogspot Ranks

Sometimes I think I must be in a contest to see just how many accounts I can set up online…

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