Thursday, April 21, 2011

The Battlefield

Justus had gymnastics tonight, so afterwards we were trying to figure out what we wanted for supper. We ended up spending more than needed on pizza and donuts! My sweet husband decided to drive through the battlefield and find a picnic table for us to eat at. The kids played in the creek and blew some bubble, but the most fun they had was running through the field and playing with a ball. It was great bonding time for all of us! Here are a few pictures.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Visiting the Farm

The Kids desperately needed out of the house on Wednesday, so we headed over to my sisters house for some much needed farm time! Thanks So Much For Having us Lisa, and to everyone else... Enjoy the Pictures!

Once a Month cooking

As I stood in the Pet Store Talking to our awesome Groomer, Joni, she asked me if I had ever heard of Once a Month Cooking. I said Yes. well Because I had but I really had not ever thought much about it.. Then as she told me how her and her neighbor get together once a month and cook from early in the morning until on into the evening, I started thinking and wondering just how great this could be.. It could be frugal, fun, a time saver etc.. So then I started researching. I found a few sites and this is one blog that interested me Click here. I am thinking about buying her cook book.. Please Comment and tell me your thoughts on this one... Seriously how great would it be to grab your supper out of the freezer, pop it into the oven, eat a great home made meal and then clean up would be simple!!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

"Happy Spring Time To You!!"

Spring is here and my little family is bursting with energy!! And the picture above is the kids celebrating the first day of Spring! By having blueberry muffins and cheese omelet's! We sang "Happy Spring Time to You!" to the tune of "Happy Birthday!"

This time last year Justus, our 2 1/2 year old, wasn't quiet ready to go outside a lot. However this Spring he is a brand new kid!! My husband and I can not keep him inside, he wakes up ready to go outside, he wakes up begging for Dustin to get the Lawn Mower out of our building so he can at least sit on it, or to help Dustin build something (our little boy knows how to use a power screw driver), but most mornings he spends time with one of our dogs named Harley!

(Here he is on his Lawn Mower!)

Ansley, who is 4, is the Ultimate Gardener loves heading outdoors to check on her vegetable garden, and grabbing the news paper first thing. Sometimes I will find her rocking out on the front porch enjoying the air and when she is out there rocking she is usually holding our little dog Bella! Today Ansley realized that her Corn she planted was sprouting! She was so excited, and says she can't wait to eat it!

(Ansley working very hard!)

Dustin has built an awesome raised vegetable garden. (If that"s what you want to call it!) Justus helped him do that and Justus is very proud of his work! I think Dustin has found a new hobby, along with planting tree's and flowers, I think he may be really enjoying the new vegetable garden! (we have a few herbs and strawberries as well) The second he gets in from work the kids run to the door ready to greet him. He was home about 2 hours today before he ever made it inside!

(he has actually added a 3rd section to this, I need to get a picture on here!)

As for me, This is the first year I have really gotten my hands dirty! I did try to mow the yard once, but I did it to short.. long story short the grass burnt up from heat and I was told not to mow again! Dustin bought a pair of garden gloves for me about 3 years ago I was pregnant with Justus at that time and never used them... So Justus and Dustin found them out in the building and brought them to me today because I was complaining about the dirt being all in my nails a few days ago... Well they are finally Dirty!!!!

Some other Pictures:
Bella resting after rolling in some dirt!

Such a Big Boy!

Gardening with Daddy!


That's All For Now! Enjoy the weather! Even the Rain!! We NEED it to get rid of some of this pollen!!