Chalkboard Printables

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I am having so much fun making chalkboard printables!  I can make one for any occasion, and it is completely tailored to the particular child!  What a great photo prop for commemorative photos!  They also make for unique party decor!  And they are keepsakes you’ll keep forever! You just purchase the file, and it’s yours…

Christmas 2015

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We had another wonderful Christmas in 2015! We decorated the tree and the house.  We visited Santa. We made Christmas crafts! We got letters in the mail from Santa! We drove around and saw Christmas lights!  We had several visits with friends and family. Our first grader was in a show at school! He was…

Grandma’s Cabin

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Since my earliest memories, I have been blessed with experiencing my grandma’s cabin in the mountains.  I have memories of Santa’s Village, skiing, a special weekend with my grandma, grandpa, and dad, building big snowmen, Christmas, carving stairs out of the block of snow the plow dumped out front, power outages, Thanksgiving, cousins, sliding down…

San Bernardino Shootings

My heart broke two weeks ago, with the attacks on Paris.  The sadness and support revealed themselves in the French flags posted on social media.  I didn’t expect, less than two weeks later, to see those flags turn to California flags. It is very hard to hear about shootings, mass shootings, random attacks. With each one, I wonder how…

Family Camp

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Last fall, we had the opportunity to go to a wonderful family camp that enriched us more than I expected.   The brochure said the camp was for families with a child with special needs, but nothing more was detailed.  We didn’t know what we’d be doing, but we knew it would be camp, and…

Easter 2015

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The boys had an extra fun Easter this year.  We had an Easter egg hunt at home, recuperated from the morning sugar, then headed to my grandma’s house.  The boys decorated eggs, got more Easter gifts, had another egg hunt… but I think the zombies were the best part.  Yes.  The zombies.  While playing with…