Yep, still a few crazies among us. I was looking through my iphone pics of the week and had to laugh. I truly think of our family as "normal" but normal we are not which is apparent in random pics on my phone! Janie got "dressed" while Gardner was babysitting the other day and this is what she Read More >>
Archives for June 2013
Another Fish In Our Family….
Janie participated in her first swim meet last night. Her coach told her the day before that she was ready and ready she was!! We had our first meet a few weeks ago and only John David was competing. When Janie saw that the little ones were getting ribbons she turned to me and said "hey, I want to Read More >>
Happy Father’s Day!!!
While my childhood was not idyllic, I have been blessed immensely watching my children be parented by wonderful fathers. God has blessed me twice. I can choose to dwell on what I and the big kids lost when Jeff passed away or I can choose to remember the wonderful memories he left us with. My Read More >>
Goin to Bloglovin….
<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/4006475/?claim=ybzq75fjzy9">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> As we all know blogger reader is no more as of July 1st blah blah blah... so follow me on bloglovin instead:) The button is on the side because I am lame and can't figure it out any Read More >>
Happy Birthday Gardner!!
Gardner is 24 today, wow!! As John David used to say "is your surious??" Allie was born when I was 24 yet I still think of my big kids as......kids.......but I know they are not. Specifically they are much cheaper than the little ones now:). We are going to eat at The Majestic for his bday Read More >>
A Little Time With M…..
Janie fell asleep on the way home today so Madeline let me take a few pics of her. I have not played with my camera since I got home from China. my sweet friend Lori made this dress for Madeline (and one for Janie too) I finally got one of these girls outside for a pic!! .....I Read More >>
Summer of Swimming……
Last summer was our summer of whining so this summer I decided we did not need a repeat of last summer so ALL the kids are swimming on the swim team. John David is swimming on 2 teams:). So far the girls love it. They are both learning so fast......Janie of course is cracking us up!! She says Read More >>
Who Needs Furniture????
Julianne and I traveled to Chicago this morning to get her settled into her studio apartment. For the past few days she has said she is nervous that we will walk in and there won't be any furniture in her "furnished" apartment. I have not given it much thought at all other than "they said it is, so Read More >>