Category Archives: The Joys of Boys

National Pi Day…is that really a thing?

Last year, for “Pi Day”, Brennan and Jackson were determined to memorize Pi.  They did not succeed, but they did get farther then I ever did.  (3.14 vs. their maybe ten digits more …click here for one million digits:  http://www.piday.org/million/Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

When we lived in Louisiana, we joined Bart’s Aunt Linda each Christmas season.  Since moving to Nebraska, we’ve (mostly) kept up the tradition, inviting friends over to decorate cookies each year. This year was a lot of fun because the … Continue reading

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First Day of School, 2014

Ethan started kindergarten this year.  On Tuesday, we had pretty much an EPIC summer of fun to celebrate…and let me spend LOTS of time with the boys before they all went away.  Then Wednesday, they were left in the capable … Continue reading

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Fishin’

While we were visiting Louisiana this summer, the boys got to go fishing with Papa Jeff and Bart.  They were so excited to catch all those fish! They fished in a private lake owned by one of my cousins and … Continue reading

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The Yellow Slide

Alternately titled, “Another sure sign my baby is growing up” We’ve gone to Fremont Splash Station at least once a summer for the past two or three summers.  It’s only about an half hour drive from my house and it’s … Continue reading

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The haircut that taught me to not break promises and Easy Canvas Prints

A few days after Valentine’s Day, I was taking the boys to Jenner Hanson Photography for a mini session.  I had picked out cut outfits and figured out shoes and all that….then…merely an hour before we were supposed to leave, … Continue reading

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Summer Bucket List, Omaha 2014

  We made our summer bucket list…finally.  I love making bucket lists…fun things we hope we can do, but it’s not the end of the world if we don’t do every single thing on the list.  It helps me find … Continue reading

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