The Start Of Summer

With the crazy weather we've had the last couple of weeks, it is hard to believe that it is really summer here in Chicago.  Last weekend, for Will's birthday party, it was hundred degrees.  At one point (since we can't have a birthday of his without rain), we had some pretty severe weather come through here too.  We had put up a tent outside and everybody had ...continue reading

Big Top Circus aka My House

Does your home feel like a circus too?  I know mine does.  There are many changes I am hoping to do in 2009 that will make it even less of a zoo here.  First, I am hoping to become more organized.  Right now, we have paperwork from one end of the house to the other.  Instead of just stacking it and then filing it when I am good and ready, my goal is to ...continue reading

My Day

Ever have one of those days?  I did today. Instead of my normal Tuesday routine, I got stuck doing other things I didn't really feel like doing.  If you read my last update from when we went to the doctor's office, Madison needs to get a hearing test done. I finally got around to calling the school district today, and what a mess.  Instead of being able just ...continue reading

Wine Of The Month

Look what I have here:We just got some wine delivered from Gold Medal this week. They have a great wine of the month club that you can join. I'll be honest, we are not huge wine drinkers at my house, so I will be unable to give you a play by play of how exactly it tasted. I just know good or bad. In my opinion, this wine is good. We had both a ...continue reading