Summer Fun! What do to when they scream “I’m Bored!!!”

As my kids are beginning the journey into their teen years, I find myself thinking back to the days before iPods, Rock Band, summer jobs, weightlifting, and babysitting jobs.  Days when summer meant taxing my creative brain to come up with activities/ideas to keep the kids from the constant complaining of “I’m bored!” So this…

Aeropostale

My kids are 12 & 14 and today we bought our first item at Aeropostale.  Actually it was the first time we even went in the store. Aeropostale for those of you with out tweens/teens is one of the latest hip, trendy stores to come down the pike.  “All the kids” are wearing Aeropostale.  Except…

Works for Me Wednesday- Ice Cream

Several years ago I bought this Aritic Twister by Black and Decker for $15 at Ollies, for some unknown reason, I used it a few times, and then it was relegated to a top shelf to live a life a collecting lots of dust.  I got it down the other day, to consider throwing it…

The Creation Museum

Several of you left comments wondering about the Creation Museum from my last post.  So I wanted to post more information on it. It’s in Boone County, Kentucky and it’s vision is part of the ministry of AiG ( Answers in Genesis) and lead by Creation Scientist and speaker Ken Hamm. It’s a beautiful, modern…

Friday Fave Five

What a week it has been!  We just arrived home from Ohio after a  nice, long visit with lots of relatives.  But I must admit it is nice to be back at our own home!  It is true, what dear Dorthy said in the Wizard of Oz…..”there is no place like home!”  And our home…

Not Me Monday

Fun times are here!  It’s time again for Not Me Monday…time to sit back and have a good laugh at yourself, after all laughter is a good stress reliever! For more laughter visit My Charming Kids. It was Not Me who bought a quart of heavy cream for a recipe The Inventor needed for a…

The $14.99 hairbrush

I pulled into a CVS the other day in between a baseball game and on the way to dropping off The Inventor at our church picnic.  The Inventor had just come from a swim party, and she had lost her hairbrush several weeks ago.  She had been using mine, and forgot to bring it for…

Friday’s Fave Five

Please visit Susanne at Living to Tell the Story for more Friday’s Fave Five! Hello for those who don’t remember me……I actually do have a blog, and actually enjoy reading other blogs.  But May has been a totally hectic month for us, so I have been MIA. As you can clearly see I have had…