Month: May 2011

Meow . . . Times Five

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 cornerContinue reading


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My Turn

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 usContinue reading


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De-cluttering

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 momContinue reading


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The Field Trip

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 River Discovery Center,Continue reading


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Fashionistas

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 aContinue reading


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My Girls and Our Adventure

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]Continue reading


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A Surprise Gem

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 alongContinue reading


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Defeat is not Defeated!

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 oneContinue reading


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Ouch!

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 affiliate links scatteredContinue reading


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Down Time

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 allContinue reading


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Red

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 post, which means IContinue reading


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There’s Nothing Soft About It!

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 playsContinue reading


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