Friday Favorites

little boy haircut

I believe a weekly wrap-up of some of my favorites is in order. Why?  Because it’s Friday and I’ve had some favorites.  I know.  Groundbreaking stuff here. Favorite #1:  That I’m married to a hunky guy who doubles as a hairstylist. Okay, hairstylist  might be a stretch.  But he periodically (and confidently!) removes hair from […]

The Dirty Dash 2014

dirty dash 2014 taking a mud bath

“So, Mindy.  I plan on taking the kids on this obstacle course thing.  The Dirty Dash 2014.  Pretty much we jump around in mud, race across a field, climb stuff.  In mud.  K?” Forcing back my germaphobic tendencies and involuntary eye tick I calmly respond, “Uh, no.” And so it went, back and forth, until Hubs […]

The Last Day of School 2014

Last Day of School

Wow.  Just, wow.  How on Earth did 200 +/- days go by in the wink of an eye?  It defies science, really.  But then so do many of the things our school-aged kids manage to do so why am I surprised? This has been quite a year, as are most.  My inquisitive little squirrel monkey […]

Baseball Season is Alive and Hitting…well, sometimes.

Jack baseball blog 1

It can be almost painful to watch your little tikes play organized sports.  I sit on the sidelines in my pop-up camp chair gripping the arms, a mere nano-second away from launching out of the chair to either swing the bat for my kiddo or viciously destroy the pitching machine that I’m sure has it […]