July 2013

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July 6, 2013, was our dear Sophia’s first birthday in Heaven.  It is so hard to believe that a year has gone by already. Sometimes it seems like it was so long ago that we held that sweet little girl.  Other times it feels like it was just yesterday. I had no idea exactly what

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We have been rearranging and cleaning out the basement so I decided to move the school room to another location.  It was in the main part of the basement before and was a mixture of school and play things.  I thought that having a room specifically for school may be nice.  So, we moved it

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Meet “Homeboy”. Homeboy used to be “Fluff” because it was our cute little “exotic chick” that the hatchery sent us for free for ordering 25 chicks.  To our surprise, the free exotic birds are a straight run, meaning you get what you get, males or females.  We obviously got male!  We didn’t really have intentions

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We are coming upon Sophia’s first birthday in heaven and all that comes along with a milestone like that. Last week, Lilly and I were in the garden when we both noticed that one of our zinnias had opened.  We looked at each other at the very same time and just knew… This little patch