Meow . . . Times Five

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Remember our cat, Tess?  Isn’t she pretty? Tess had kittens a week ago, and it took us a little bit to find them.  She had them under our back deck clear in the farthest corner closest to the ... Read More

My Turn

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After working really hard all day yesterday on the girls’ rooms and getting them ready for our house to go on the market, today was my turn. My mom ran into town and got us a great breakfast fro... Read More

De-cluttering

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One of the big things we have to do to get our house ready to sell is de-clutter all the rooms and reduce the amount of stuff we have by about 50%.  Today my mom came over and helped me with Harley&#... Read More

The Field Trip

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Harley and her friend, Brenna, skipped the Sixth Grade Field Trip this week because the activities of the field trip were ones they have both done before (Multnomah Falls, Bonneville Dam, Columbia Riv... Read More

Fashionistas

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The sixth grade field trip is this week. The sixth graders at IES used to go to Outdoor School for a week, but it became too hard to organize, so now they go on a two-day field trip. This year they we... Read More

My Girls and Our Adventure

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Each time we stopped to take a hike or visit a historical marker, I took pictures of the girls.  My favorites are the ones of the girls in the azalea fields.  I love them! [slideshow] A really nice ... Read More

A Surprise Gem

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On our way home from the State Track Meet Saturday, Harley, Reagan, and I took scenic routes, detours, and we made several stops to enjoy the world we live in.  As we were driving along a back road, ... Read More

Defeat is not Defeated!

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Friday and Saturday was the Oregon 3A/2A/1A State Track Meet. Emma qualified in three events; the 4×100 meter relay, the 100 meter sprint, and the 200 meter sprint. All season long, she has been ... Read More

Ouch!

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This weekend is the State Track Meet. Fried knees are one of the side effects of sitting in the beautiful weather watching my gorgeous daughter running! Follow **At times you’ll find some affili... Read More

Down Time

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Harley, Reagan, and I are in Salem so we can watch Emma at the State Track Meet in Monmouth tomorrow and Saturday. This trip came at a really good time for us, as we’ve all been under a bit of s... Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Red

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Post-A-Day 2011:  Weekly Photo Challenge:  Red My favorite color, but it was hard to find a picture of something red. Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my pos... Read More

There’s Nothing Soft About It!

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Harley loves being the catcher; it is her favorite position.  She alternates between catching and playing short stop.  She is pretty good at both, but I have to admit, I love it when she plays catch... Read More