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How do you de-stress?
Definitely hiking/geocaching. Either with the kids or without. I do definitely need that time alone though, even if it’s just a walk through the neighborhood or whatever. Ju...
What are your plans for Thanksgiving day?
Haha. Instead, I’ll post my dinner menu.
Veggies with homemade Ranch dip
Turkey Cheese/Meat Tray
What is bothering you?
Do I dare say nothing?
It’s still early in the day though. haha.
I think I’m a little anxious about Thanksgiving and everything. Not anything in particular, but just every...
It feels like SUMMER! Almost. It’s 76* outside! It’s amazing. All my windows are open. Tomorrow will be a bit cooler and windy so I’m definitely enjoying it while it lasts.
I dropped the kids of...
Last week I talked about how Dakota was going to be discharged from OT and PT as soon as he used up his remaining appointments, but all the therapists want him to continue with social group. So t...
What are three things you do well?
Cooking! My mom always says she’s not sure how I became such a good cook, because she sure didn’t teach me. And it’s true. My mom was a very busy mom. She took ...
What decision/choice did you make this year that you’re glad you made?
This is an easy one, and I’m sure most of you know what I’m going to answer with.
Joining Weight Watchers, hands down.
What do you have too much of?
Part of me definitely thinks I should have just taken up fostering instead of adopting. Started out with just Ruby who we adopted from a shelter.
About a yea...
Venison fajitas with butternut squash and corn on the cob
Venison and bean hearty soup w/ bread - Obviously subbing the beef for venison (I got enough stuff to double the recipe so ...
I was able to get out of the house on my own today for a little bit.
I wanted to stop at Target and get a few pairs of jeans since none of mine fit right anymore with me losing the weight. Unfor...
Co-op went well today. I ended up being a floater. I stuck with the 1st & 2nd graders and followed them around and helped out in the classes.
There is a girl in there whose family just joine...
What are the achievements you’re most proud of?
Homeschooling , definitely is at the top of the list. It’s not easy. There are days I daydream about putting all three on a bus and seeing them w...
Not really feeling any of the prompts and I wasn’t sure what to even write about at first. Then, I got an Email from our co-op director and she sent us the gallery of the school pictures she took...
Something you hope for.
I hope to be able to pay off most of our debt over the next few years so that when Bobby retires, we are as debt free as possible. Every time we seem to get ahead, somethi...
Chicken taquitos (using the chicken that Bobby smoked a few weeks ago), peppers and onions, and refried beans.
I also have this baking in the oven Apple Fritter Bread . I actually d...
Write down the lyrics to your favorite song right now.
Bishop Briggs - Dream
Crying eyes, broken bells
Back in course, no one tells
Down we go, wish me well
I don’t know where we fell
Oh, I had ...
What occupied your mind today?
Going back and forth with whether I should postpone my hair appointment. I mentioned that Bobby ended up spending some extra money getting what he needed to hunt. T...
10 things you’re grateful for right now.
Bobby being here this year. We really missed him last year, especially through all the holidays.
I’m thankful that I’m able to stay home with my kids an...
Your goals for this month.
Continue with my Weight Watchers tracking.
Continue on with Couch 2 5k.
Keep myself below my goal weight.
Stay in budget this month. Our budget looks WAY over so far...
Ate at Church
Tacos with peppers and onions. (Using leftover freezer beef taco filling)
Slow cooker lasagna soup with garlic bread
Baked fish with noodles and a ve...
Bobby wanted to go back out to the disc golf course we were at on Wednesday, which is also where I had done some caching on Friday, but there were still a few there that I wanted to grab.
Smoked chicken, pasta, asparagus, and dinner rolls.
Chicken noodle soup with leftover smoked chicken
Ham and Black Eyed Peas with cornbread
Hot Dogs and chips w/ ...
I did some geocaching on my own today. I figured I had plans to walk, so I might as well grab some at the same time.
First, I went to a stretch of trail that winds all through the city. There ar...
I actually have meals planned until the 30th but I won’t overload you.
My meal plan got a little messed up because I found these awesome Gyro kits at Wal-Mart so we ended up having those for din...
Leftovers! I’m grilling country style pork ribs today, so I’ll probably cut up the leftovers and make a stir fry or something with it.
Chicken nachos using the frozen mexican chick...