I LOVE to throw parties. I have a philosophy: Go Big or Go Home. Kevin, my everlovin’ introvert, can’t understand it, but he assists me in all the ways he can. He gets into it too! I like to have a theme for our birthday party. We just have one a year to celebrate all Carry on!
I really hate the expression “he made me the luckiest girl in the world”. This man, this birthday man of mine, this good man, he works hard at loving me. I work hard at loving him. We work hard at loving our family. Of course there are easy moments, there are beautiful moments, there are Carry on!
I’m sharing this video for several reasons. One: Because it’s awesome. Two: I want to educate people on natural birth. Women were created to do this! (Not just this, but you know what I mean). I want people to know that even though it’s hard, and even though it can hurt, women CAN do this! Carry on!
It’s now a week and a half past Mother’s Day. Something like mothering got in between me and my Mother’s Day post. I am generally a bit cynical about “hallmark holidays”…days just made up to make money. I like the idea of these holidays. Days to remember your loved ones, to honor those important people Carry on!
A Visit From Our Family ‘Twas the day after Christmas and at the Farm House, Everyone was stirring, including the mouse (who was packing up to move to Bogotá because our house was just too crazy for him) The children were chattering like a flock of birds While visions of anything that crossed their brains Carry on!
We tell our children that Santa Claus is a Christmas tradition. We tell them people like to pretend he’s magical and that he’s a fun game people play. Just like candy canes and holly, Christmas carols and Christmas cookies, Santa Claus to us, is just another symbol of Christmas. We do not think it’s a Carry on!
Pennant Banner completed: check Fruit cut up: check Veggies cut up: check Bad Guy masks made: check Obstacle course designed and set up: check Buns sliced: check Kitchen floors done: check New desk assembled: check New bathroom stocked and functional: check Washer and dryer moved: check New bathroom decorated: check Handkerchiefs located: check Capes made: Carry on!
Yesterday we started the day with homemade elephant ears. Aviana made a banana split cheesecake that Brielle and I decorated to take over to my mom’s. We enjoyed playing “Telestrations”, one of our standby games. It is SO fun that the girls are old enough to play with us! Cadrian, Aunt Barb, Aviana, Brielle, Gigi, Carry on!
I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for all.