Saturday, March 12, 2016

Staying Home

Its been sort of a normal, stay at home, nothing out of the ordinary week for us. No extra trips, no visits to the water. We've been homebodies...and sometimes its good to have some time just to stay in, get things done, rest our bodies from the go-go. Our son was a little under the weather for 3 days this week..sleeping off and on, on the couch. Luckily he was on the mend enough to enjoy a movie and sleepover with a friend last night! Zootopia- so cute, our whole family loved it!

This weekend brings more friend hang out time...our son with neighbor friends and our daughter venturing with her church friends to go bowling and have lunch together. And then of course there's the weekly animal cage cleaning and animal related big chores to do as well! A little fun, a little work and definitely a lot of time spent together. We're also getting ready to go out of town next week to celebrate our son and my daddy's birthdays! So excited! Blessings this weekend friends, enjoy!

These kids! Such a blessing, both of them.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Last week...

The days, weeks, months seem to be going so very fast. Our son's birthday is approaching. Our daughter turning 16 this year. This last week was filled. It was filled with learning and schooling, with relaxing, reading and playing. Our son finished up some more of his cub scout requirements. Our daughter is planning a big sewing project and we went material window shopping to decide what was going to work best for her. We had our normal activities of dance and scouts.

Our son and I ducked out one afternoon for an impromptu river trip just the two of us. He decided to go in to his knee' his jeans. And we finished the week off on Friday heading out to a hike with our home school group and a park day afterwards- just what everyone needed, kids and adults, time with friends! It could not have been a more gorgeous day.

Yesterday, Saturday we had hoped for more sun but it was ducking in and out. We went out anyways and went to the lake near by for some fishing, dipping our toes in the water (our son got in to his waist), a game of Uno, rock skipping, reading, laughing and just hanging out before coming home to have a quiet movie night. Just in time too because as we were leaving rain drops starting coming down. A beautiful week and weekend. This morning the clouds graced us with a few more drops and now the sun shines bright as the house is still asleep. One more week and we head for California and we are all so excited to celebrate my buddies 11th birthday with family.

Chickens dirt bathing in our front planter...
 Chicken Verde Enchilada's turned out so great this week, love new recipes!

Love being outdoors! Soak up the beauty, fresh air any time we can.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Camp Out / Girls Night

Last weekend was the big camp out...our son, hubbie and two of our son's friends camped in our backyard, a couple tents, a fire, cooking outdoors, tons of laughs and tons of fun. Our daughter and I 'camped' inside with a movie for a girls evening! Great weather, great fun for our weekend.

My beauty, my girl, trying make up tutorials.
 Growing my hair....summer is coming, I feel a cut coming on!

Blessed with a beautiful life.