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Happy Birthday Levi!

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

It has been 2 years since you have entered the world, Time sort of flew, but then there were those moments where it stood still, like the first time I saw you, all hooked up to a breathing machine with a couple of IV’s in your arms. I just stared and my mind was racing […]

Our Story Part 9: It’s a small world after all.

Monday, April 11th, 2011

So remember when Ariel said she knew someone in our book? That whole line of questioning never stopped, we met person after person who knew Ariel or her mom Ardy, or that she used to babysit for. Once in church I mentioned his due date and said she was taking Yoga, and the person we […]

Klean Kanteen giveaway

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

I work a few days a month at a wonderful little store called Hop Scotch they are a beacon of light in a world filled with toxic loud plastic toys. The store is filled with everything a discerning parent needs. We carry: Cloth diapers, wooden toys, organic clothing, Radian car seats, chemical free mattresses, playsilks, […]

Why I love facebook

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

I love that I can quickly and easily: Get a quirky question answered Catch up with old friends Commiserate with friends and acquaintances Peer into friends lives on my own time Keep up with friends children that grow to fast and are far away Update all of my friends quickly about something important Let certain […]

Community Supported Agriculture, Going Local

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

How to eat local without breaking your bank. We joined a CSA this spring, each one is run a little different. This is run by some amish farmers north of us. A friend who ives up there and commutes down here 3 times a week, brings this bounty down to us.  We paid $20 at […]

A Craft for boys? Yay!

Monday, August 16th, 2010

I found this blog that is new to me and she has a tutorial on how to make a short or long sleeved shirt using an old t-shirt of papa’s I can’t wait to try it, check it out Made Once I am back from our little vacation, I will try this and if it […]

Our Story Part 8: Becoming acquainted

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Zach and Ariel came over for dinner again and while Zach was playing monsters, the three of us, Ariel, Todd and I were still siting around the table chatting, She asked if we had picked out a name yet, we said no but we have it narrowed down to 2 names. We did not say […]

Chocolate pudding with no plastic cups

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

And I mean the real pudding, it is so worth the few extra minutes it takes to make this, It is just about our favorite way to use milk cocoa and sugar (: We start at the Betty Crocker cookbook, you know the big red one, mine is my grandmas old one so it is […]

Does anyone really?

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

LOL, I almost never laugh out loud, while reading something online. I more giggle quietly to myself, but that is a lot harder to GQTM, not everyone knows what that means, I just had to get that off my chest. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

Our Story, Part 5. Bringing baby home

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

When we left the hospital, life felt surreal, we had a real baby in the car with us all snuggled into his little carseat. When we arrived home there was balloons tied to our front porch and a bag of fun groceries, it felt great, people were so excited for us. It was Thursday afternoon […]