Merry Christmas and other stuff

It has been a strange month.  I have had a cold for most of it, my husband has been down recovering from his 4 wheeler accident, various colds and different flus and the kids have taken turns with colds.  And then we have been all geared up and ready for a cold winter and we […]

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Running Around in December

The weather has been abnormally warm.  It has kind of thrown me off because it still gets dark at 4:30 pm, but it is not cold at all.  So I finally realized that we can still and should go and do things outside and enjoy the long warm season because it may get cold again […]

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Thanksgiving

I love the idea of Thanksgiving.  Gratitude is I think is actually a power.  It is a force for good, appreciating what you have propels you forward and it is awesome that we have a whole day devoted to Gratitude and Thankfulness!!  We had a really nice time with family– my mom flew out, although […]

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November- Fall– Change of Seasons

The fall is so beautiful.  I am learning to love each season, although I have to admit as it is now completely dark by 5, I have felt a little shut in and anxious about the upcoming freezing cold winter.  I make sure everybody gets outside for at least a little bit when the weather […]

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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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Halloween Festivities

We had such a fun Halloween this year– we went trick or treating in the village– it is so dang cool!! Here is my 15 yr. old as a weeping angel from Dr. Who– she determined that was what she wanted to be and started working on her costume in the midst of soccer and […]

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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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Eastern Sunrise

We have heard that the sunrises on the East coast are awesome– early, but awesome.  I love the ocean and I love sunsets, so I had to check this out, fortunately the whole gang was game and nobody had school so we took advantage of it– the schools really do know when you are going […]

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A Little Birthday Hike

So my oldest boy turned 13 which makes me the parent of 3 teens!  I’m glad they are all such nice teens!  He chose to have pizza and go on a hike and play video games for his birthday.  He probably would have liked a more advanced, harder hike and a party– so we will […]

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Fall Color is Here!

We decided to take a drive to see the leaves, just in the last week we have gotten tons of color and it is beautiful– everywhere I drive, so, so pretty!!  We got these just stopping along on our drive– that cute church is in Francestown.  Francestown is way cute and all these little town […]

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