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Fast Lunches For Busy Kids #fruitshoot #fuelyourimagination

Thank you to Fruit Shoot for sponsoring today’s post and encouraging me to share creative ways to prep fun lunches for my kids! If you are here often, then you know that the girls are homeschooled.  Some people hear that and think we just sit around doing nothing all day.  The truth is, we are busy.  Like I can not…

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Hassle Free Easter Holiday with HoneyBaked Ham! #HoneyBakedEaster #Sponsored Enter to Win a $50 HoneyBaked Ham Gift Card!

My life is more than busy.  I can’t even remember the last time that I did NOT have to leave the house.  I don’t even have time to form a complete thought in mind.  I start thinking about one thing I need to do and before it’s even completely thought about, I am on to the next thought.  I look…

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REV Meat Snack Mix, We Like It!

Have you heard of REV Meat Snack Mix from Hormel?    I recently received some to sample…a whole box full to be specific.  Enough to get us all hooked!  REV Meat Snack Mix is a convenient little cup of tasty goodness.  You’ve got your crunch and you’ve got your meat…and if you are like me…then you can even have your spicy…

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Homeschool Kids Have Prom!

Every time someone finds out that the girls homeschool, the first thing they ask me is “What about socialization?” or “What about sports?” sometimes even “What about Prom?”!  Seriously, my girls do not live in a bubble! My kids are well socialized!  I do have one very shy girl, but that has nothing to do with homeschooling.  My girls can…

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Photography From My 365 Project #Photography

I’m pretty behind on my blogging, trying to catch up.  Life is being a pain in my butt lately, so trying to do as much as I can.  Here are 5 more shots from my 365 Project! Day 21: Farm girl 21 / 365 “There is something about street dogs, about rescues; they have this knowing sense about them.” –…

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The Madness of Brain Injuries

As some of you know, on December 5th my dad suffered a massive brain bleed from Coumadin.  Brain bleeds cause brain injuries.  He was in a coma, once he woke from that coma they kept him in a medically induced coma due to the drain that was inserted into his skull.  Now that he is awake and in rehab, the…

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I Had a Headache for 19 Days, The Dangers of Hypomagnesemia

I was at practice (Roller Derby) and I felt fine.  I was drinking a lot of water like I always do.  I was sweating like I always do.  Having RSD, I do sweat more than normal.  Having RSD means I was also in pain, as I always am.  What happened that night taught me a lesson about pain, headaches, heart…

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My 365 Project Photos #Photography

Even with this crazy headache, I am keeping up with the 365 Project.  I’ll post later about the headache because it is kind of interesting knowing what is causing it.  This is day 16 of the headache, so if you are interested, watch for that post.  Here are 5 more photos from my 365 Project, hope you like them! Day…

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5 Ways to Take Science Outside

Scientific activities are great ways for kids to build analytical and creative thinking skills, and the great outdoors offers all kinds of opportunities when it comes to children’s science. Making predictions, testing out hypotheses and experimenting with ideas and objects all stimulate natural curiosity, leading children to a better understanding of both the scientific method and the world around them. As spring approaches and warmer…

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My 365 Project, Photography #365 #photography

I guess I should share my next 5 photos from my 365 project here!  The first one just cracks me up.  I love photography! Day 11: Dance Kitty Kitty! 11/365 “Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.” – Louis Horst Day…

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Can You Help My Daughter Get to JuniorCon 2014? Roller Derby! #JrDerby #RollerDerby

My oldest daughter Morgan will be 16 in April and she is Tragedy Ann #14 in Jr. Derby for The Rolling Rebellion.  She has a dream to attend JuniorCon 2014 which would be an amazing event for her in the world of Roller Derby.  They will also be hosting tryouts for the Junior Derby World Cup Team.  This is a…

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My Recent 365 Project Photos

Last week I shared my first 5 photos of my 365 Project.  I’m doing great so far with the project, totally keeping up!  Did you join yet?  It is a great way to improve your photography skills as well as spark your creativity! Day 6: Doubt is banned from our house… 6/365 “The moment you doubt whether you can fly,…

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365 Project, It’s Good to Be Back!

I had a rough year.  Well, honestly…I’ve had a lot of rough years.  Each rough year I make it through makes me a stronger person though.  Let’s just say, I have learned a lot of life lessons.  This year I want to focus more on doing things I love.  Photography is one of those things.  I used to participate in…

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My Holiday Hero #myholidayhero #ad

I have received information about the TYLENOL® Holiday Heroes promotion from McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post for Kin Community. It always seems like hard times come right when we all want to be celebrating.  For us, this hard time is right now.  December 4th, my…

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How We Teach Our Children To Go Green #PlantingWithPablo @NewLeafEnergy #sp

I would like to thank New Leaf Energy for sponsoring today’s discussion about teaching children to go green.  There is not a day that goes by that I do not think about what the future holds for my children.  We are always trying to incorporate ways to teach our children to be conscious of the impact they have on the future….

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