Weekend Recap 41 Pumpkin Patch Take 2

Weekend Recap 41 Pumpkin Patch Take 2

Weekend Recap #41 Pumpkin Patch Take 2  The older three kids had an extra long weekend, due to teacher meetings on Thursday and Friday, and Columbus Day on Monday. Thursday we spent in town with a trip to the library, haircuts and pictures in the…

Family Pictures

Family Pictures

As much as I love having family pictures for Christmas Cards and to display in the house, they are SUPER stressful to me because of my perfectionist nature. I try to remind myself that however the pictures turn out is a great way to document…

Birthday Celebrations

Birthday Celebrations

Around here we’re in birthday season. The four kids have birthdays in August, September, October and November. Thankfully each kid has their own month! We try to make it special for each one, and as time has progressed it seems we’re developing some favorite traditions.…

Weekend Recap #40 Pumpkinfest

Weekend Recap #40 Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest 2019Over the weekend, we traveled to Anamosa, Iowa to check out Pumpkinfest 2019. After school on Friday, I picked up the older boys while B finished packing the car and by 4 pm we were on the road. Weather was totally great and the…

Too Much Halloween Candy? Try a Visit from the Switch Witch

Too Much Halloween Candy? Try a Visit from the Switch Witch

The Switch Witch first came to our house a few years ago when our oldest child began trick or treating and started accumulating excess candy. By the time he was three years old, he figured out what delightful treasures were available with a knock at…