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How we ended up with a Guinea Pig

  First off I would just like to say that I love little Piglet and we haven’t had her for quite 24 hours yet, but getting her was the real process. So lets talk about that. Deciding on an animal I am of the mindset that you don’t just get animals. Getting animals that you aren’t equipped to have, or handle is extremely inappropriate. I did a significant amount of.. Read More

Parental Tantrums

Think before you post I cannot even begin to count how many times I have received phone calls, text messages, and seen posts on social media complaining about how horrible parenthood is. I am guilty of doing this as well, venting is healthy, taking a step back is healthy; ranting about every single thing that your child does is not healthy. In no way would I tell someone to not.. Read More

Birthday Parties

My littlest is having a birthday this month. She is turning 6. A big girl now, well not so big she is a tiny little thing. We are planning on having an amazing birthday party for her. We are going to the barn to go horseback riding and have a barn treasure hunt. The kids are also going to be learning how to rope a dummy calf.  We are so.. Read More


So, I am sitting here in front of my daughters school waiting to pick her up. I am looking at the window to her class room and there are reminders for us parents about several different fundraisers that they are doing currently. I have three kids at three different schools. It feels like there is always a fundraiser going on. Well, I am done. I am the queen of fundraising.. Read More

SnowMageddon 2014

I live in the valley and we don’t generally get a ton of snow where I live. Well this weekend we got about 12 inches of snow. I love the snow, I have a 4wd Trailblazer, and traction tires. So we got around and faired pretty darn well. There was no school Thursday or Friday and here it is Monday and still NO school!! What gives? I understand that on.. Read More

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