Additions and basements

While on vacation, we made some big decisions about the house. Bill is pretty sure we can't afford to go up (that and we don't want to go into a ton of debt trying to just get the shell and then there isn't enough cash left over to actually finish the thing). We do need the extra space (Will's bedroom is only 9x11 without a closet). However, we have an … [Read more...]

Four Foods On Friday

Woo hoo! Two weeks in a row I remembered to do the Four Foods On Friday. Though, after answering these questions you may think I need some diet pills. Here we go: #1. What’s your favorite potato chip? Do Nacho Cheese Doritos count as a potato chip. Probably not, so I'd have to say I don't really care for potato chips. #2. Do you use butter, … [Read more...]


My sister in law just added a niece to my family yesterday.  She was scheduled for a C-section first thing in the morning (she had to be at the hospital at 5 am).  However, they ended up having to push it back into the afternoon.  Anyway, she had Georgia at 2:48 pm yesterday.  She was 8 lbs. 2 oz. and 20 inches long.  Bill and I are going to go see the baby … [Read more...]

Four Foods On Friday

Okay, I have been slacking.  I keep forgetting to do this meme.  Here are the questions for this week: #1. Bacon. Chewy, crispy or burnt?  Chewy.  Doesn't that sound so yummy? #2. Mayonnaise or miracle whip?  I am a miracle whip girl, but the hubby is a mayonnaise man.  Yes, we have a jar of each  in the house. #3. What green vegetable is used in … [Read more...]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]