Field Trip to the Fire Station

Weekends around here are pretty busy.  This past weekend was no different.  After a trip to the fair grounds to pick up our 4-H projects, we headed to one of the city’s fire stations.  Being at the fire station around those huge trucks, was just awe inspiring.  I…

The “perfect” life

Our discipleship training class is studying the book Me, Myself, & Lies by Jennifer Rothschild on Sunday nights.  It is about our thought closets and how we wear what is in our thought closets.  (More about all of this later.)  My thought closet or self talk has been a jumbled…

Weight Loss Wednesdays…

Or maybe that should be Weigh in Wednesdays. I’m on a quest to lose weight and get healthy again.  I’m going to have to go it alone yet I do so much better with accountability.  So I thought that I would post my successes (and ok, maybe failures…

Menu Plan for September 28 – October 3

    This is my first time to participate in Menu Plan Monday!  Yay! I don’t particularly care for the menu planning process but it is necessary for me and my family.  If I go into the store without a plan, I will come out spending big $$ and I have no…

The Simple Woman’s Daybook

FOR TODAY September 28, 2009 Outside my window… sunshine after 2 weeks of rain.  I’m keeping my eyes on the white ash tree out front that turns a beautiful yellow in the autumn. I am thinking… how excited I am to finally participate in this daybook.  I…

Got books?

I love to read…always have and probably always will.  The library is probably on my list of the top ten places that I love to visit.  I don’t have as much time to read now since I’m in a very busy season of life but I try…

Armadillos, Snakes, and Birthdays…oh my!

Last weekend Sunshine Girl and The Baby went to a birthday party.  The party was at a local pet store and the two littles had a blast!  The Baby looks really concerned right here.  Wonder what’s got his attention…   There were kittens which amused them both.  (And left Sunshine…

Home school Week 5 – Fun with Food

This week was our week to get our 4-H projects to the fair. It all started on Monday when The Princess was entering drop cookies in the bake-off. This summer while curriculum planning, I asked her what she would like to study in addition to the normal school…

Touches of Fall

I love the fall.  It is one of my favorite times of year.  However, here in the deep south, our fall is very short.  To extend the season as long as I can, I start decorating around the beginning of September instead of waiting until the first day of fall…

Heard in our house, part 2

I’ve been struggling with meeting my 40s in a few years.  As I approach middle age, I am very aware of the fact that I do not look like I did in my 20s.  So I’ve been on (and off) of a diet again in a quest to…