Category Archives: Just for Fun

Naturally Egg-cellent!

This year the kids and I tried our hand at dying eggs naturally and it was a huge hit! #1 – Pomegranate #2 – Paprika #3 – Red Wine #4 – Grape Juice #5 – Turmeric With the powders, paprika and turmeric, I had to boil the spice in water first to extract the color […]

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Five Minutes of Fall

Yesterday evening as the kids ran around our cul-de-sac playing, I couldn’t help feel that Fall has officially arrived.  Those scorching summer temps from just weeks ago,  have finally left us for good and are replaced with the cool crisp air of Autumn.    I can breathe a sigh of relief and spend time outside  playing with […]

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Happy 4th of July 2011

Wishing everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July! This photo was taken from the front porch of our condo in South Padre where we spent our summer vacation this year. I know that in Round Rock, and almost all of the Central Texas area, had their firework ceremonies cancelled due to the severe […]

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In the Blink of an Eye….

…. my lil’ one goes from this….. to this! Seriously folks! It’s just that fast. The interesting thing is that I don’t get all bent out of shape about it (well, ok, sometimes I do), but I try to relish these moments. This is what I find so interesting about children; how they can change […]

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It’s the Simple Things

It’s the simple things that make my heart swell…. ~It was warm enough this past Saturday for the kids to play in the sprinkler ~Gavin is smiling so hard that his eyes are closed – he’s giving me the big cheese, but I love it. ~All the kids have chocolate ice cream stained chins ~Watching […]

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