Sunday Snapshot — Clara vs. Minestrone Soup

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What happens when I give Clara minestrone soup for lunch….. ……time for a BATH!! Wishing everyone a fun (and yummy) weekend!

Sunday Snapshot — Car Repair

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Mark’s car is back on the road! It was no small task considering it has over 175,000 miles on it, and we are grateful for that!! Wishing you a fun-filled weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — At Grandma and Papock’s

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Wishing you a wonderful, fun-filled weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — Home again, home again!!

Wishing everyone a safe and happy 4th of July holiday!!

Sunday Snapshot — Monkey Toes

How Clara earned the nickname “Monkey Toes”….. Wishing you a wonderful weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — On Your Mark, Get Set…

……Go!!! Wishing everyone a fun weekend! I’m still trying to catch my breath from all these races!! Please help send me to Vermont for the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour by voting for me here! As an added bonus, if I make the top 3, Stonyfield will make a $5000 donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. […]

Sunday Snapshot — High Tech Toddler

We purchased this refurbished ancient iMac on eBay years ago as Emily’s first learning computer. This week, it has been officially passed on to Clara! It takes a lickin’… and keeps on tickin’!

Sunday Snapshot — Happy Mother’s Day!

…………….from my brother’s puppy, Storm!!  

Sunday Snapshot — Happy 30th Birthday, Sesame Place!

A big thank you to Mom Bloggers Club and Sesame Place for organizing such a fun Tweet Up and allowing us to take part in Sesame Place’s 30th Birthday celebration during opening day yesterday by providing free admission tickets for our family and a complimentary lunch!! We all had a wonderful time! Sesame Place is […]

Sunday Snapshot — Look Who’s into Sidewalk Chalk!

Wishing you a fun and frugal weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — Egg Hunt Fun

Wishing you and your family and fun-filled weekend!

Sunday Snapshot — She’s Six!!!

Sunday Snapshot — Hurray for Naps!

Sunday Snapshot — Little Eskimo

A Quick Update

We wanted to pop in here to thank you for all of your caring and supportive comments. Your powerful thoughts and prayers are working! My father is home now and is recovering remarkably well from surgery. Much of the girls’ artwork was proudly displayed in his hospital room, and we printed out all of the […]

Sunday Snapshot — All Dressed Up (Sort of)

Almost a year ago, I had found these beautiful holiday dresses for both of the girls at our local thrift store. The girls wore them to my parents’ house for Christmas dinner, until my brother gifted Clara with an adorable monkey bathrobe and sock-monkey slippers. She LOVES them. The minute she saw them, she made […]

Sunday Snapshot — We’ve been interviewed!

Hmm… what could possibly be making Clara so happy? …a surprise visit from Grandma and Papock! Also, we are honored to be featured on the Examiner for a fun interview. Be sure to check it out! More frugal crafty goodness coming up… fun!!

Sunday Snapshot — Frugal Entertainment

Mark and Emily were outside raking leaves, while I was inside taking care of some laundry. A few minutes after they left to start raking, I heard Clara struggling with something… … it was like a grunting sort of noise. Was she trying to lift something heavy? I went to investigate… …and I found this! […]