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Hannah’s Home!


Hannah has been visiting Wenderful's farm in Idaho for almost TWO weeks! I have missed her so much. The longest she has ever been away from home (until now) has been overnight at her Grandma's house. She gets invited to "sleep over" parties and asks to come home at 10 because she wants to sleep in her own bed. So going away for this long, for her, has been HUGE. She and Trixie, our King Charles … [Read more...]

Childhood Flashback


There's something about being on a schoolbus that brings back vivid childhood memories for me. Maybe it's the smell - a mixture of old PB&J's and bananas. Or the sites - sitting up high you have a different vantage point. Or the feeling - being squashed in with about 100 other hot, sweaty bodies while bouncing around. Or the sound - of a hundred kids talking and laughing. Some of my best … [Read more...]

Paris Room: Reveal


Welcome everyone from Kelly's Corner. I am excited to link up for Where You Live Friday. This is my daughter Hannah's room that I redid for her birthday. She wanted to theme to be Paris. Here are some before pictures: And after: {Welcome!} {we replaced the ugly ceiling fan with a cute chandelier} {I hung a curtain rod over her bed with sheer panels and used shower curtain rings from Target to … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: ooh la la!!


Hannah is turning 10 next week. I can't believe it!!! She has decided that instead of a friend party she would like to re-do her room. She has always been a fan of fashion and Paris. So she wants to a Paris theme for her bedroom. +++++++++++++++++ These are some pictures I am using as inspiration for her room: This is a project I am making to give her for her birthday. Paris collages. I am … [Read more...]

What About Bob — and I’ve fallen into a black hole!


A few months ago I wrote about how Hannah hates school. She makes up phantom ailments, outlandish excuses and pitiful pleading to get out of going. A few months ago, my father-in-law started coming over when Jeff is out of town and walking Hannah to school. She is so much happier to go when she knows he is coming over. ******** She found out that her grandpa's middle name is Robert, so she started … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Puppy Love


Hannah loves our puppy Trixie. She is Trixie's best buddy and greatest ally. So it didn't surprise me when she can home with this: {She even has a crown!} {Do you see the resemblance?} ******** Have a happy Friday! Are you doing anything fun? Tweet … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Cookin’ Cuties


I am working on a fun Spring kitchen project that has been floating around blog land lately -- I will share it on Friday. I can't wait for Spring! I hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday! … [Read more...]

HSM3 Hysteria


I know a 3 year old and a 9 year old who can't wait to see Troy, Gabriella, Chad, Taylor and of course Sharpay! … [Read more...]

The Next Day


Here's the finished results after a night of sleeping in sponge curlers. Ella says that now she has "princess hair". So I guess it was well worth it! … [Read more...]

Nostalgic Moment


Do you remember Saturday nights spent getting "beautiful" for Sunday? Long showers followed by getting your hair twisted into sponge rollers? Sometimes we would even be able to watch Love Boat and once in a while, if we had a babysitter, we would even be able to watch part of Fantasy Island! I remember mostly the feeling of trying to sleep on a couple dozen of those curlers all night. I think at … [Read more...]