Archive | January, 2014

Losing a Pet

10 years ago my husband came home with a big surprise. A cat! After we lost a kitten to leukemia 3 months prior we decided that any future cat would be from a rescue home.  So we welcomed Sable to the family. Since she was from a rescue facility we really didn’t know too much about […]

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#23 Playing Dress up

There are 101 reasons why 3 year olds rule and here is #23……. Playing Dress up! So there I was casually folding laundry in my bedroom when our 3 year old came skipping into the room declaring, “Mommy it is dress up time!!” Clearly I had not been given the updated itinerary….silly me, I thought […]

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How I Survived the Umpteenth Snow Day

The kiddos had yet another snow day today! That means that with Monday being Martin Luther King Day, Tuesday a Teachers Work Day, and Wednesday a delay start day, the children have gone to school for a grand total of 10 hours this week. That paired with the fact that today was the 24th of […]

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Kat’s Words of Wisdom

This past weekend I celebrated my birthday! I am officially another year older and wiser.  So, what have I learned in my past 30 something years on this planet? (these are in no particular order, except the first one, that’s a solid #1) 1. Pray often. Never underestimate the power of prayer. 2. It is […]

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Healthy Snacks

I have decided that 2014 is the year that I will finally get rid of the baby weight. Seeing as the baby is now 3 I would say it is time. Haha! I have 15 ornery pounds that have been lingering on my body since my first pregnancy 8 years ago. Talk about annoying!! In […]

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Having THE Talk

I can remember it like it was yesterday.  It was way too quiet in the family room. I had only left them alone for a few minutes to empty the dishwasher. By ‘they’ I mean our son and daughter who were 4 and 1 year old at the time. As I walked into the room […]

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This Moment…

Inspired by Daftly Domestic. A single photo to capture a moment from the week. A photo showing a simple, special moment that I want to remember.   Why this photo? After 20 days of winter break (the first week back consisted of 4 snow days and one 2 hour delay…AHH) including 3 days of cabin […]

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Snow Ice Cream

With all the beautiful snow that has accumulated over the past few days the kiddos are begging to play outside. And trust me, by day 18 of winter break I NEED them to go outside. Cabin fever has set in BAD. I am praying for a heat wave and school tomorrow, mostly just school tomorrow by […]

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Game Night Throwback: Mall Madness!

For game night this evening I thought it might be fun to pull out one of the games I played with when I was a kid, Mall Madness! It had been forever since I heard the cha ching of the speaker as the credit card slid across.  I recall such fond memories of playing the […]

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New Year’s Eve with Kids

New Year’s Eve with kids means…. We stay home and have our own New Year’s Eve bash! The amount of money and energy required to go out just doesn’t appeal to the hubs and I at this time so we kick it with the kiddos. And after kicking it with the kids the last 8 […]

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