Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Since we planted our garden months ago, it started to sprout and then went dormant. Derek thought they weren't getting enough sun. So, we kind of gave up and stopped watering it. Then a few days ago Derek told me to come with him outside, and I saw this:

A head of lettuce growing right NEXT to the garden. We thought it very odd, but enjoyed it anyway. For dinner we had burgers on the grill and topped them with the lettuce. It was yummy!

Monday, January 26, 2009

Gone Fishin'

Since nobody had school last Monday and it was a BEAUTIFUL day, Candice and I decided on a park day. We let the kids ride their bikes and we met Heather, Cami, Parker, and my dad. My dad brought his fishing gear so we let each of the kids take turns trying their hand at catching something. It took a little while, but everybody caught a fish! They were all so proud. Sad thing is, I think I tried the longest and never caught a dang thing. It was still a fun, lazy day.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009


These might be my best purchase ever. I have found some fun treasures on ebay including dishes, mirrors, frames, etc., but never furniture. Until I saw these. I've been looking for SO long for chairs for my bedroom but have never found just the right thing. Yes, they need to be reupholstered, but they were just what I had in mind. Even better- they were $46. I think I did good.

Monday, January 12, 2009


I am NOT good at remembering to take pictures, but here are some pictures from December. Highlights included Polar Express, spending time with family, delicious Sunday dinners, and a quick trip to the cabin.