Sahara Reign, 20 years old Twenty years ago, I gave birth to a little girl with a full head of jet black hair (seriously! she wore pigtails the first week she was born!). Now she's rolling into the 20s as a 20 year old. I can't believe that little baby turned 20 years old in … Continue reading Happy 20th birthday, Sahara!
Thirteen years ago, my youngest was born upstairs in our bathroom. He has filled my life with funny jokes and hugs and always brutally honest truths about any and everything. He currently loves riddles, jokes, Sparta remixes, and YouTube videos. Jake - 13 years old He created his own YouTube channel (Yellowbross Productions), and he … Continue reading Happy 13th birthday, Jake!
Our oldest son is 25 years old today. He has a wonderful life, is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have a cat and two ferrets. Sahara, Ted, Jake (holding Janeesa's picture), Teddy, and me He started a new job yesterday, and we loved hearing all about it. He's hilarious and dependable and … Continue reading Happy birthday, Teddy!
My oldest turned 28 today. We have spent the past four days in Chicago so we could spend time with her. It was so great, getting to see into her adult life and enjoy time together. Janeesa, 28, and Jake, 12 She has a great job, a cute apartment, a funny cat, a loving boyfriend, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Janeesa!
Five years ago, I picked up this teeny tiny two day old ball of fur. She was from a litter of six; they said her mother died. She fit in the palm of my hand with plenty of room left over. Her eyes were closed up tight, but she had a fierce sense of smell; … Continue reading Puppers is 5!
I can't believe my little girl is 19 today. She's all grown up and living in her own little house. She has a full time job and recently earned a promotion there. It's hard to believe that she's a grown woman and not a kid anymore... Sahara and Sawyer (her cousin) on Christmas Eve ...but … Continue reading Happy birthday, Sahara!
I have tried multiple ways to store gift wrap over the years: on curtain rods mounted on a closet wall, in a plastic bag under the bed, in a shoe organizer on the back of the bedroom door, in a trashcan in the closet, etc. None of those ways satisfied me; somehow I always wound … Continue reading Gift wrap station