Weekly Wrap-Up {6/30/13-7/6/13}

In my life this week… The week started off with a visit to Care Now for our daughter.  Her fever was getting worse, and she was having horrible ear pain.  That was followed up by a visit to her pediatrician the next day.  Turned out to be a severe swimmers ear infection.  (She hasn’t even been swimming – go figure) Poor girl.  It was a rough 4 days or so, but she is doing much better now. Thankfully she was {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up {6/23/13 – 6/29/13}

{Post may contain affiliate links. See full disclosure here} In my life this week… This week was a busy blogging week.  I have really enjoyed getting back to blogging, and working on changing things up around here.  I have been trying to make the site more user friendly, while also, sprucing up the look a bit.  I purchased some of the cute new things you are seeing from the etsy shop Le Charmed Boutique.  She did an awesome job, and {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-up/Homeschool Mother’s Journal – 5/25/12

In my life this week… It’s been a week full of life as usual…school, school, school!   However, we are in for a busy, fun-filled Memorial Day weekend. In our homeschool this week… We’ve been truckin’ along…finishing up Trevor’s 4th grade, and Zoe’s 1st grade school years.  We will be done pretty soon, and will just dive right into their 2nd and 5th grade curriculum!  I plan to school straight through this summer with small breaks here and there when {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up {Instagram Style} 12/17/11

  It’s been a great – and busy – week around here! We began our official “Homeschool Christmas Break 2011” on Wednesday!  We will be taking 3.5 weeks off for our break.  During our break, we will be heading to FL soon for some fun with grandparents/great-grandparents, plus a little Disney action while we are there.  😉  SO looking forward to that!! I have had a lot of niece and nephew time in the past week!  My toddler nephews from {Read More}

Camera Phone Friday – 12/9/11

  1.) Cousins playing kitchen;  2.) Cute little nephew munchkins hanging out with us today;  3.) What were reading for our school read aloud right now;  4.) Brrrr!  Cold Texas week!;  5.)Watching Charlie Brown Christmas – best part!;  6.) The kids with their finished orange ornament advent craft;  7-8.) working hard on their orange ornaments;  9.)  Family Game Night (advent activity);  10.)  JOY!;  11.) Zoe was in the lead!;  12.)  Advent reading – Tabitha’s Travels;  13.)My Tanzanian Nativity set Jared {Read More}

Camera Phone Friday – 11/18/11

  1.) Fall in Texas – our oak tree;  2.) Trevor working on a Philistine helmet – homeschool;  3.) Our craft sale last weekend;  4.) Birthday present from Jared “This is to be used for one cutesy bloggy makeover” – he even got the terminology right);  5.) Genghis grill for my birthday celebration with my mom and sister…yum!!;  6.)Birthday roses from my sweetheart;  7.) My kids are so cute eating with chopsticks! 😉 ;  8.) The boys getting their final {Read More}

My Week in Photos ~ Camera Phone Friday ~ 9/2/11

  Library Books; Yay Setpember…temps are going down!!; Cats and Homeschool; Ahhh, coffee!; And more coffee – from my sweetheart! (who hates coffee by the way);  Neat sunset;  First day of ballet;  belly rub; Mother-Daughter girls night out (bowling & laser tag), while the boys enjoyed Father-Son boys night out!; Cool Sunrise; Rain (but none at my house );  Rangers, Rangers, Rangers, and more Rangers!  Went to Rangers games on Sat and Sun!!  With a great little Mercy Me concert {Read More}

My Week In Photos {Camera Phone Friday} ~ 8/26/11

1. Moms Smoothie Shop  2. Sister Kitties  3-8. Dallas Cowboys Stadium & Scrimmage  9-10. Cupcakes made my my little chef and I for end of summer party  11. Funny sign I saw at Hobby Lobby  12.  Christmas already at Hobby Lobby  13. Samson getting his cuddle time with T  14. Scratch my belly!  15. snuggling sisters  16.  breakfast!  17. How I used the squash from the garden  18.  My first three garden squash for dinner  19.  Our dobie, Samson  20. {Read More}

Camera Phone Friday – 8/19/11

1.  Spent a couple days swimming this week (last week our pool is open on weekdays)  2. The kids on CrazyLegs at SixFlags  3. The kids on the swings at SixFlags  4. The kids w/Sylvester at 6Flags (last week they are open on weekdays too!)  5. The kids w/ Bugs at 6Flags  6. Six Flags  7.  It was a little toasty the day we went to 6Flags  8. All of us w/ Bugs  9. The kids recieved their first issue {Read More}

My week in Photos {Camera Phone Friday} ~ 7/29/11

What a week it’s been!  Lots of pics were shared (and I whittled it down a lot too!!)  We had such a fabulous time on our trip to Sky Valley, GA last week!  And this week has been filled with getting back into the swing of things – and homeschooling!      1.  Sweet snuggling sister kitties;  2. Helen, GA;  3. The kids in the Hilton lobby, dwntwn Jackson, MS;  4. My sweet handsome car-packer husband;  5.  It’s been kind {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up – 6/17/11

In my life this week… Hotness, heat, hot, hot, hot!!  It’s been hot here this week.  So, we enjoyed some heat-beating activities – the Splash Pad, and the Lake Beach – lots of water fun with great friends & fam! In our homeschool this week… Trevor graduated 3rd grade!  Congrats Trev!  Now, we’ll be taking a very small break, doing a little pre-new-year planning, and then jumping right back into our 1st and 4th grade school year! (Since the month {Read More}

Around Here Lately

I know my posts have been few and far between lately.  So, I thought I would post a little update on what is going on around here! 🙂 Jared and I got back from our belated 10th anniversary trip to Riviera Maya,  just 2 weeks ago.  Since then we’ve just been playing catch up and living life! Zoe finished Kindergarten last week – yay Zoe!!  She is now my budding little reader and writer!!  And since we are moving into {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-up ~ 4/29/11

It has been a fun, eventful, busy week! Of course, this past weekend, we celebrated Easter!  You can see our Easter in photos HERE.  We had a great time celebrating our favorite holiday of the year {celebrating the resurrection of our Savior} with the kids, and having our family over at our house. I don’t think I have mentioned this here at the blog yet, but a couple of weeks ago, I became a Team Member over at Hip Homeschool {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up ~ 4/15/11

It’s hard to believe another school week is done.  It was a great week.  Last  Saturday we had the kids first soccer games of the spring season.  They are having a lot of fun with it, and really enjoy getting out there and playing while making some new friends.  Each of their teams tied, and Trevor scored one of 2 goals for his team. Durning school this week, Zoe has been touching briefly on the early presidents of our country (after {Read More}

Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s been another busy, but fun week around here.  We completed 5 days of school this week!  We normally do 4-day school weeks, but are trying to do a little catch up from being sick…so we will have 5-day weeks for a little while. Trevor’s been learning about constellations, finished his study on dinosaurs and dragons, Persia and Greece in 400-500 B.C., verbs, adding and subtracting money, the reading genre “humor” – reading Owls in The Family, along with his {Read More}