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Happy Birthday Poppy D: Wordless Wednesday

Blogging By January 14, 2015 Tags: , , , No Comments

Today is the big, big guy’s birthday.¬†I can’t tell you how old he is but it’s old ūüėČ I’ve written about Poppy D¬†¬†in the past, so since this supposed to be Wordless Wednesday, just go here and read it. (although I just realized, I used the same photo..) For now, just enjoy this picture and remember not to make him…


Simply Sydney – A Journey of 12 Years

Teens By May 14, 2013 Tags: , , , , 14 Comments

It’s May 14th. Just another day to many, but for us it’s a day of celebration. It’s Sydney’s 12th birthday! I hope you’ll help us party! I’m sure we’ll celebrate with some cake… Maybe we’ll get dressed up and hit the town… Maybe we’ll ride some rides.. Or a day at the spa? There will be stories told.. And, since…


A Birthday Message to My 14 Year Old Daughter

Parenting By September 24, 2012 Tags: , , , , , 13 Comments

Dear Mackenzie, Today is your 14th birthday and the only reason that I can write this post is because I know that you never come over to this part of the woods. I can’t believe that 14 years ago you came ¬†into this world and immediately changed everything that I knew to be good and replaced it with something amazing….


The Baby Who’s Not Such a Baby Anymore

Teens By August 4, 2012 Tags: , , , , 5 Comments

Today is the “baby’s” birthday. Except she’s not a baby anymore.. today she is 9. But she’s still MY baby. Cassie was our “added bonus”. She popped up on the radar during one of the more challenging times of our lives. Steve had started a new job the year before, as had I. But fate doesn’t always pay attention to…