We haven’t divulged this information yet but our mother is a master gardener. Seriously, our parents yard has been featured in garden shows. We’ve lost count of how many people have had weddings in their yard, (three out of the four of us had our receptions there!), as well as a myriad of other special…… Continue reading Spring Gardening Tips
I have lived away from my family for 5 years and the main thing I was worried about when we moved was how am I going to stay close to my family? Here are a few things I have done to help me feel a part of the family even though I live So far…… Continue reading How to stay close to family…
There has been a lot of talk lately online about giving kids phones. One argument is that we as parents are literally handing kids danger and evil and just being okay with it. It would be like giving your kid the key to the liquor closet and they have access to everything. The other argument…… Continue reading A new Danger..
Budgeting is one of those necessary evils. If you do it, it will help you tremendously in saving money but takes discipline and time. If you don’t budget, you will always wonder where all of your money is going. Starting in December, my husband and I were introduced to Dave Ramsey and we have gone…… Continue reading Budget anyone?
Moving is a big deal whether it is across town or across the country. Moving to another country–that is a different story. There is so much unknown, so many questions and an element of fear. That’s how I felt anyway. When the opportunity for us to move to Europe came up I was excited. The…… Continue reading Living Abroad
The sisters over here are pretty festive when it comes to holidays. If you don’t like holidays and you tell us we will probably come back at you with a speech about why holidays enhance life in almost every way. Valentines is no exception. We hope you have been able to celebrate a little with…… Continue reading Last Minute Valentines!
Now that my kids are getting older, I have the constant struggle of wanting to help them but not wanting to enable them. They are getting more and more capable of doing things on their own, and part of me just wants to help them so it is easier, but part of me wants them…… Continue reading Helping your kids, not enabling them