Category: The Family

Reagan’s 8th Grade Promotion

We live in an area full of very small schools, and one of the traditions at many of those schools is that they still recognize the 8th Grade classes at a “promotion” ceremony.  Not veryContinue reading


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Harley’s Prom Dress Refashion

One of the projects I had on my Quarter Two Finish-A-Long list was Harley’s prom dress.  I had a thrifted wedding dress that fit her perfectly, and so we decided to try to dye andContinue reading


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Homer for Harley

Harley’s softball team had a double-header in Heppner last weekend which was great because that is where her dad’s family is from, and that is also where my oldest daughter, Emma, and her fiance, Jordan,Continue reading


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Trackster

Reagan is participating in track this year after a year off, and she is really enjoying herself!  I love that I finally have another kiddo in track that I get to watch. Don’t get meContinue reading


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Mother’s Day DIY Gift Ideas

Did you know Mother’s Day is less than three weeks away?  Emma’s wedding is the day before, and since we are making a lot of big purchases for it, I decided to look for someContinue reading


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Softball Home at Away

Until five years ago, Harley had lived her entire life in and around Irrigon, and then the girls and I moved here to start a new life and finish my Bachelor’s Degree.  Harley grew upContinue reading


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Purging the Pond

My parents have a nice-sized pond in their yard, and every Spring they take the time to clean it out and get it ready to run for the year.  It’s a pretty easy process, itContinue reading


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Reagan’s East Coast Adventure

My youngest daughter, Reagan, is in the eighth grade, and where we live, our students have the opportunity to fundraise and take a trip to the East Coast the Spring of their eighth grade year.  ThreeContinue reading


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My Fair Lady – The Final Curtain Call

Well, I did it! I really did it! If you follow along, you may remember me talking about BREAKING OUT of my shell and trying something completely out of my comfort zone – I auditioned forContinue reading


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Hoops!

One of the things I love the most is watching my kids participate in the activities they love.  Right now it is basketball season, and Harley is playing hard for the Cove Leopards Varsity GirlsContinue reading


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Our Family

This is our crazy, nerdy, wild, fun, geeky, humorous, loving family.  From left to right, me (Amy, aka Mom), Terrance, Harley, Todd (aka Dad, or Blue Chip), Reagan, Emma, and Jordan.  Todd and I feel luckyContinue reading


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My Tornado!

I first saw this fabric panel at Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop (affiliate link) earlier this fall, and I knew when I saw it that it was perfect for my youngest daughter.  There was only one problem – I wasn’tContinue reading


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