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My brother, Kurt

My brother, Kurt

While we didn’t always get along , he was a good guy. He was a dedicated teacher and taught both math and girls volleyball out in Coachella. Kurt left us early, his personal demon with fast food did him in. My brother ended up dying Read More…

Blake is 21!

Blake is 21!

Seems like yesterday, he was so little.

Tommy joins Our Family

Tommy joins Our Family

He’s approximately 6 weeks old and has a lot of energy. He is an unplanned addition and glad he joined us!

Grocery Haul

This grocery trip was to Grocery Outlet. Since the crazy, we had to expand out to other stores looking for the foods that I want for my family. Some or all of the foods on their shelves are from other stores that have too much Read More…

7 things about Me..

1. I have a great hubby and 5 sons. 2. I have 2 cats that wake me up at 4:30am not when light pours into the window. 3. I would rather watch how to videos and global politics than mainstream, lack of substance tv. 4. Read More…

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage, my family eats up what is in the pantry too quick. This canning project from our recent grocery trip (2x a month) provides more flexibility to what meals we eat and when during the week. Read More…

Canning Up Ground Beef

What can be made with ground beef? Nachos, tacos, burritos, sloppy joes, poorman’s meal for starters. It takes so much less time to assemble a meal when the meat is ready than going through a drive through lane and getting an overpriced burger and fries. Read More…

The Very Best of Aiden at age 7, Early Signs of Performing.

The Very Best of Aiden at age 7, Early Signs of Performing.

I was not aware of this clip until I was going through partition files for something else. This was the very best of several clips that he completed.

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

When I was really young, my grandmother would start the cold mornings with freshly baked poundcake and a cup of English Breakfast tea. As I got older, she made it at different times and shared her recipe with me. Much later when she moved on, Read More…

Aiden’s 13th Bday!

Aiden’s 13th Bday!

Aiden’s 13th Bday!