My Dog Elizabeth: A Eulogy

My Dog Elizabeth: A Eulogy

Yesterday was the kind of day you wish you never had to live. Growing, up more than anything, I wanted a dog. My mom and dad didn’t. There was never a puppy under the Christmas tree. So, before the ink was dry on the mortgage documents after my husband Dave and I bought our ownContinue Reading

When Sheep Attack

When Sheep Attack

We made our annual pilgrimage to the local 4H Fair this weekend. After spending the equivalent of a small country’s entire economy on cotton candy sugar rushes and spins on questionably safe rides, we toured the livestock barns. We were taking in the sounds and smells when a woman behind us yelled in an alarmedContinue Reading

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’m always looking for healthy snack options for the boys.  It’s not easy to find something they like that’s also good for them. But David and Wade both love Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars. These fig bars are made withContinue Reading

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Independence Day in September

Independence Day in September

Donna Reed lied to me. There’s a scene in It’s a Wonderful Life where Reed’s character Mary stands on a ladder wallpapering the home she and Georg Baily live in after they get married. The narration says that while George works all day, Mary not only cares their four young children, but also single-handedly remodelsContinue Reading

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