I Was Reminiscing

This morning while getting the girl’s breakfast ready, about all the places I’ve lived. Illinois (for the majority of my life) California (for only a few months of my life) Washington (for about 10 years) Texas (almost 2 1/2 years now) Of those places, Washington has been my favorite.  We lived in Western Washington sandwichedContinue reading “I Was Reminiscing”

Plans Change

We have had a lot of plans for our future and as is true for most of us in life, those plans sometimes need to change. One thing our move to Texas has made me realize, is that I need to let go of some of those things I really had hoped to do in life.Continue reading “Plans Change”

Merry Christmas, Wicked Weather

Guess we’re in Texas now :-0 Our first Christmas in Texas was really quite nice.  The girls were excited Christmas morning to discover gifts under our little tree.  Of course it meant more stuff in our small space that have no home, but I’ve managed to find places to put some things and today I’m offContinue reading “Merry Christmas, Wicked Weather”

First, Last, TWO WEEKS

We’ve celebrated 19 Thanksgivings since living in this house.  I’ve hosted about 15 of the 19 Thanksgivings, baking the turkey, ham, making stuffing, mashed potatoes, a variety of vegetables, and desserts.  This year, however, I had our Thanksgiving meal catered.  This was a first for me, but with only two weeks til moving day, TWO WEEKS!!!!!!!! myContinue reading “First, Last, TWO WEEKS”

Back to a Family of Four

On Saturday morning, hubby took FS1 and FS2 to their new foster home.  To say it was an emotional day would be a gross understatement.  FS1 was in tears as the enormity of what was happening and the fact that mom was crying, began to sink in.   From the day we learned we would beContinue reading “Back to a Family of Four”