Monthly Archives: March 2012

No Gourmets Here!

Well, tonight proved we didn’t raise a bunch of gourmets!  My dearest friend and her family are in town visiting.  She gave the kids a choice of where to eat.  My husband and I were thinking Outback…Olive Garden…Longhorn….My kids gleefully … Continue reading

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Where did I go wrong?

Here’s what I normally use to make mashed potatoes out of…… My squirts came running in from outside screaming “Can we have potatoes?  Aaron has potatoes?”  This surprised me a bit, because I know I didn’t make any potatoes.  I … Continue reading

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The Great Fencing Battle Rages On!

Here are the dastardly villains.  This is a picture of the Renegades who refuse to stay in the pasture.  The Renegades who have eaten my fig tree, my blueberry bushes, and my roses must be stopped. This weekend after checking … Continue reading

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Aaron…you are working on Geometry, right?

The older guys have a lock-in this weekend at church.  They will spend Friday night running through the church tormenting our youth pastor and chaperones – dad included.  They will be having NERF battles with their guns and swords.  They … Continue reading

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Our Science Project on Plants…continues

This is a quick update.  The avocado has finally decided to make a root.  The kids were really excited to see it.  You can just see it starting to come out of the seed. The carrot was the most interesting … Continue reading

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The Book Sling

Our house is way too small for the number of kids we have.  When we bought it, we bought it for the land.  We wanted the kids to have roaming room.  We foolishly thought we would add-on in a couple … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

Two weeks ago Friday, we were once again faced with the threat of tornadoes.  We live in Northern Alabama, which was hit hard in a series of tornadoes on April 27, 2011.  It was a very scary day.  The likes … Continue reading

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