There is Something about the Ocean……….

I will be taking a blogging break for several days and spending a much needed break at the beach! We were supposed to take a week vacation to Maine this summer, but SportTman is trying out for an elite baseball team, and the try-outs are the same time we were scheduled for vacation…..UGH! I was…

Giveaway Winner………

Sorry I didn’t post a winner on Friday, we were at the beach for the day and did not get home until after midnight. So after 328 comments, the one and only winner is comment #53, Like I Was Saying. I have not visited her blog before, so I am already making a new blogging…

Chocolate and Women

My theory on chocolate and women, will soon be published in America’s Scientific Physiology Journal. After conducting extensive research on this subject I have come to an astounding conclusion. I will now announce on this blog for the first time a new equation for proving women’s affection for chocolate………….. Chocolate + Women = Happy Camper…

Free Chocolate!!!!!

Yes ladies, it’s true, I am giving away chocolate!! Shannon at Rocks in my Dryer is hosting a giveaway carnival this week. Although I’m a bit late hopping on the bandwagon, chocolate is always worth the wait! I will send the winner of this giveaway a gift card to one of the finest ( yet…

Forget Lazy Rivers, we have our own “Lazy Creek!”

I had the nicest time with the inventor and sportTman the other day. A kind neighbor was cleaning out his garage and brought over 2 huge inner tubes for the kids to have for free! So we loaded the big tubes into the car, and headed to a nearby creek for some serious tubing! It…

Got Milk…..Lots of it!

The sister duo at 5 minutes for Mom are giving away milk……lots of it….$300 worth! I can assure you this blogging family drinks LOTS of milk……..about 5 gallons each week. Every Friday I go to my local grocery store, use my age 40+ womenly biceps muscles and load 5 gallons into my cart ( along…

I think I can, I think I can………..

……..but really I can’t! God has really been teaching me that it is less about ME and more about relying on Him! I had the joy of having a colonoscopy and endoscopy done today.  I was fretting over the prep work that needs to be done for this procedure and feeling quite sorry for myself….

The relatives came…..

We had a great visit with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law, and their 3 kids. Even though the cousins are much older then my kiddos, the cousins were kind and gracious and hung out with the inventor and sportTman much to their joy, and satisfaction. This was taken at the spot where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg…

What I learned from a peach tree……

Years ago in a weak mommy moment, after the kids incessant prodding I bought a peach tree for $10 at an end-of-the-season sale. I brought it home, planted it in a horrible spot for peach tree, and THEN looked up how to care for it on the internet . As I researched how to get…

Wordless Wednesday

This was taken in Northern Vt, in the Lake Champlain region Check out more Wordless Wednesday pictures here 

Fitness Challenge update

I was on an unexpected 2 week hiatus from riding my bike due to migraines, and attending the Creation Festival. But I am back!!!!!! I rode 5 miles yesterday, and 6 today. I drank an entire 24 oz bottle of Propel during each ride, it’s so stinkin hot out!!! If I could only configure an…