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 ... Read More

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 up playing so... Read More

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, it just takes a while. Fo... Read More

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 Girls team.... Read More

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 fe... Read More

Cleaning House

In my adult life, I have never been a slob, but cleaning house has always been hard for me to stay on top of, especially the little things that don’t need cleaned very often.  It’s not t... Read More

Quilts for Christmas

This year, I started planning what I was going to do for the kids for Christmas early – like at least July early.  I had a couple Layer Cakes that I wanted to use for quilts, and I had a patte... Read More

Junior!

Today was Harley’s first day of school for her Junior Year.  I have all sorts of mixed feelings about it, especially with how quickly the summer seems to have gone.  I have never had an issue ... Read More

Harley’s Room

The kids’ rooms were the easiest part of the remodel for the most part because the only changes we made to them were cosmetic, and they really didn’t take a lot of work and time.  We foll... Read More

Kids’ Bathroom

This is what the kids’ bathroom looked like before we started our remodel.  The linoleum on the floor wasn’t horrible looking, but the vinyl-type wall stuff was pretty bad.  The bathroom... Read More