Green Pancakes

The most we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is to make sure everybody has on some green.  My husband wore a tie with his t-shirt because he couldn’t find anything else.  I make the usual green breakfast smoothie and green pancakes– I used spirulina to turn them green.  We also had celery sticks and cucumber slices […]

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Yorktown Virginia

Yorktown is one part of the historic triangle in Williamsburg, Virginia.  We were only able to drive by last time, but this time we got to get out and look around.  We went to the National Park visitor center.  It was small but very good and informative.  We played on the ship: studied dioramas of […]

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Hike Near Peabody Environmental Center

Since soccer is over, it’s dark by 5 pm and it’s colder out, my boys seems to a lot more energy to burn.  So we went for a hike when the girls got back from classes just before sunset at 3:30 pm.  Leaves have pretty much all fallen which made the path kind of cool. […]

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Everyone Should Take a Personality Test

Not only is taking a personality test helpful in understanding yourself, it is also helpful in understanding others and why we do the things we do.  I have been reading about the different personality types and the aspects that go into determining the separate types and so many more things are making sense as to […]

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Ponemah Bog

The little guys wanted to go on a little hike, so we went and checked out Ponemah Bog.  It is really nice and very pretty.  Everyone had a great time.  The 3 yr. old walked the whole way.  The 11 yr. old, wasn’t excited about going, but he had a great time too.  Because it […]

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First Week of School!

The first week of school turned out awesome.  It is much easier without a tiny baby or being pregnant or having to help the oldest with math for hours on end!  The girls are in high school for half the day, come home for 3 hrs. of classes at home and then go back for […]

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Plans for the School Year

I am so excited and proud of my 2 high school girls this year.  The junior made the varsity volleyball team, but has also decided to play with JV so she can get more playing time.  My freshman made the soccer team and is the JV goalie.  I am so proud of them for their […]

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