The Daddy Doll, Sewing, and Monthly Goals for April 2015

One of my goals for March was to make at least one softie for the Sew Mama Sew Spectacular Softies Contest. The month was nearly over, and I hadn’t made anything, and then last week Mike was out of town, and the kids were missing him. I had a pair of work pants and an […]

Setting Goals for March 2015: Making Memories

February was a fun and busy month in our house, and I got through four out of five goals for February! The kids made stamped valentines (Johnny and Lily) and burlap heart valentines (Emma). Emma had a wonderful ninth birthday party, where our make a monster activity was a big hit! Anna and I did […]

Setting Goals for February 2015

My kids celebrated the 100th day of school this week, and I know that the rest of the year is going to speed by! January was a pretty nice month in our house, but I didn’t complete any of my January goals. We did a pretty good job of working on our 2015 character traits […]

Setting Goals Month by Month in 2015

Happy New Year! 2014 was a year of finding peace for my family – adjusting to living in a new place and learning to make a new career for Mike work for our family. For 2015, I have something a little more fun planned as my word of the year: In 2015, I want to […]

Celebrating New Years With Kids

This is our first year actually celebrating New Years with our kids. It’s the first year they have shown any interest in celebrating, and I was perfectly happy to wait for this moment! Mike and I are pretty lame when it comes to New Years celebrations – we like our sleep way too much, and […]