The Paint Job

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Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!  Huge sigh of relief!  One more very big project is complete – the exterior paint.  Mom and Dad came over last weekend and we painted Follow **At times you’ll fin... Read More

Another Busy Week Down

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It seems to be the theme for many families these days – crazy, busy weeks packed with activities and Spring is flying by.  Our family is no different, though it is nice that Emma and I are done... Read More

Our Weekend In Pictures

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The members of the TOD Household had a very busy weekend.  We started Thursday with Bear Day/Bear Night at the girls’ school.  Bear Day is for K-2nd graders and Bear Night is for 3rd-4th grade... Read More

Burr vs. Reagan

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I have never given a second thought to which of their parents my kids resemble the most.  At this moment in time if Emma were transported back in time 20 years, she could easily pass for me.  Harley... Read More

Mi Mama Esta Magnifica!

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Yeah, she’s a stud(ette)! Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!  I love you! Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of ... Read More

8th Grade Grad

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Emma’s 8th Grade Graduation was Thursday evening.  The kids had a class dinner followed by dessert with parents while they played a slideshow and listened to the class prophecy read by two of t... Read More

This Day In History (May 5)

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May 5 is a significant day for many reasons. Carnegie hall held its very first concert with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor,  Napoleon died while in exile, Christopher Columbus landed on and clai... Read More

Emma & Track

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Emma has discovered that she loves running track as much as she hates playing softball.  She is a great hurdler and sprinter, and she is doing very well long jumping, as well.  For me, the best part... Read More

A Week (Or Two) In Review

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Spring activities have consumed the TOD Household.  We haven’t been home before 7:00 p.m. any weeknight over the past two weeks.  It’s okay, though – we’re having a BLAST!  ... Read More

When Good Scrapbookers go BAD!

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Oh so very bad . . . I will pre-empt this post with a disclaimer – we are not partiers, we don’t center our lives aroud alcohol, but once in a while we tear it up.  Nothing over the weeke... Read More