It had been nine years since the last time we went to the Renaissance Faire.  We hadn’t the money to go on a regular basis, and one of my best friends used to work there and give me tickets a few years in a row.  We planned on returning this year now that we are […]

It is not the first time I posted about my sons drawing in our driveway with chalk, but we hadn’t done it since then, which was already nearly 4 years ago. While I regularly go through our possessions to purge what is not being used, I noticed an unopened pack of chalk.  I have no […]

My husband has read two books by abolitionist Henry David Thoreau.  He loved reading Walden very much which was also his grandfather’s favorite book (his grandfather was a minimalist too).  Since Thoreau has pretty much become Rob’s hero, he wanted to see where his house on Walden Pond was. We were on our way to […]

Earlier in May (where my phone short circuited), we went to a Spirit of the Jerseys state history fair.  It was very educational and a great place for the boys to go and learn about various things in history mainly from the Civil War period through the early 1930s.  We love finding educational and cheap […]

April is my favorite month. Spring is my favorite season. The cabin fever I suffered is over! At long last! How does one celebrate the coming of nice warm weather? By going outside and doing things together as a family outside of the house.  I figured I’d do a little post about it. My mom […]

1. Micah hates taking showers and usually cries when he is about to go in.  He no longer fits in the sink and we don’t have a bathtub.  I tried to cheer him up by putting his washcloth on his head.  He thought it was funny and walked around like that for about 5 minutes […]

1. Micah playing one more soccer game.  He was running around pretending to be a zombie from that one game Plants vs. Zombies. . . yeah…. :: sigh :: 2.  Speaking of games, I have been playing Dota 2 for over a year now.  Here I am on a Saturday morning in pajamas with greasy […]