Ice Cream Cake!

Look what I made! My first ice-cream cake! Samuel wanted me to make this for his birthday, so how could I not at least give it a try? I think it turned out pretty good. I know, I didn’t ice the entire thing. I could’ve, but I had this thing attached to my leg and…

Having Fun!

This.. Is.. Way.. Too Much.. Fun.. You want one too? Ok..I’m on it!

Want to join the army?

So there’s been something I’ve been quite busy with lately and it’s something that I’ve gladly and earnestly been working on. One of the girls on our 10 yr. old travel soccer team was diagnosed with cancer this past week…a diagnosis that came completely out of the blue as she was not feeling ill or…

Sesame Street!!

Remember this? Sunny Day Sweepin’the Clouds Away On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get, How to get to Sesame Street Come and play Everything’s A-OK Friendly neighbors there That’s where we meet Can you tell me how to get How to get to Sesame Street DONT…

Summer is…..

Summer is….. Home-grown Tomatoes.. Ice Cream Trucks… Barefeet.. Night-time baseball games.. Fresh sweet corn… Treats before dinner… Big, bright full moons… Trips to the beach… Futbol de calle…. History lessons and deck scrubbings… Trips to see the waterfalls… Vacations and LOTS of swimming…. And Last.. but not least… Summer is gloriously exhausting!

Veggie Doughnuts…what?

While two of my boys have been at soccer camp, this is what Henry, Nora and I have been doing…… Remember how I’m always sneaking in veggies???? Well..I managed to get some in here too! These doughnuts are baked…not fried! I came across this little Cutie and couldn’t resist! It works wonderfully!!! Just what I…

Sometimes the military stinks!

My parents left yesterday…..Beau just cried and cried! I just hate it when my kids are sad! Being so far away, we usually only see family about once, twice if we’re lucky, a year, so when our visits come to an end they take it kinda hard. Sometimes….the military just stinks!! I would love for…

WIPEOUT!

WIPEOUT! Where there is a homemade WipeOut course, there will be…….. trash talkin & line fightin…. Splash tacklin… Water sloshin.. Baby Watchin…. All around good times! We constructed a pvc pipe water works contraption that hooks up to the waterhose. The kids loved it! I would love to take credit for the idea, but the…