Life Archive

Christmas Decor 2020

Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! I really wanted to get this posted way before now, but man, I’ve just been busy. You would think having this week off that I would have so much ‘free’ time, but honestly, we have stayed busy with last minute shopping, wrapping gifts, baking, and catching up on some everyday life …

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December Court of Honor

Last Sunday our Boy Scout Troop met in person for a the only Court of Honor we’ve had this year. Thanks, COVID! Alex has been the SPL (Senior Patrol Leader – boy leader in charge of entire troop) for the last year. Typically our troop has elections every 6 months, but due to COVID the …

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Golden, CO

Hey yall! Here is the final post of our Colorado/Wyoming trip from a few years ago. On our last day in Denver we visited the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre located about 16 miles from Denver in the little town of Morrison, CO as well as the nearby little town of Golden, CO. Red Rocks Amphitheatre …

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December Monthly Musings-The Holidays

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for December with Patty & Holly. 1. If you celebrate Christmas, what are your traditions? We go to a Christmas farm and cut down a real tree. I make lots of cookies and chocolate covered everything. We go to Christmas Eve service and have a big feast that …

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The Weekly [12.6-12.2020]

Another week gone in a blink. PICS & GOINGS ON The bookends of our week were full fledge Christmas decorating. Sunday we went Christmas tree shopping. Friday we went shopping for new outside lights. Rob is completely over the icicle lights that we have been hanging on the house. We ended up spending way to …

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The Weekly [11.29-12.5.2020]

Last week was our coldest week so far this season. We survived and are thankful for a heated house! PICS & GOINGS ON I finished off this upgrade, I guess you could call it. These are Boy Scout popcorn tins that I have around the house that we use for little trashcans. I didn’t like …

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Currently – December 2020

Holy moly! How is it December? Here’s another Currently post. I have been doing some baking lately. I have several recipes to update or just share for the first time. I’ve made pumpkin bread, oatmeal cookies, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, and Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies. Of course with the holidays coming, I’ll be making more …

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Memories of the Month {11.2020}

This month I was happy about: having a little break for Thanksgiving. This month I was sad about: just been kind of in the dumps here and there throughout this month. Not for any other reason that just tired and stressed, I guess. Here’s my rating system for entertainment: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A …

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The Weekly [11.22-28.2020] Thanksgiving Week Edition

PICS & GOINGS ON Sunday -We did our normal routine. Church Online. Rob left to help with in person 11am service. Sunday School online. Lunch. -I made some brownies for our Boy Scout Scoutmaster’s birthday that was on Monday. -Rob, Alex, and I went to church to serve at the college ministries Thanksgiving. They had …

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November Monthly Musings-Christmas

I’m late getting this post up, but I always enjoy Monthly Musings of others. Link up 1. Favorite Holiday Tradition I love all the Christmas activities, from going to cut down a Christmas tree and decorating the house to watching Christmas movies. Baking and making other goodies withe family. Christmas tree shopping: 2016 / 2015 …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ November 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been doing lots of baking lately. I’ve got several recipes I need to get posted, but this week and last week I have been super slammed at work. These Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies are so yummy! What I’m Reminiscing …

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The Weekly [11.15-21.2020]

Happy Turkey day week, yall! I can’t believe its the holiday season already! I’ve got 2 very busy days ahead before being off for the rest of the week starting Wednesday. I am so ready! iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Kayleigh sheds more than any corgi we’ve had, I think. I’ve been trying to brush …

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The Weekly [11.1-14.2020]

This week’s weekly is actually from the last 2 weeks. I started writing this post last week, but didn’t have a ton to share. I ended up deciding to just combine the 2 weeks. PICS & GOINGS ON Here was my 2nd day in a row to watch LaX, but this time it was to …

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Currently – November 2020

Happy November, ya’ll! It’s time for another Currently post, and I’m just going to jump straight in. appreciating just all the simple things. Life, health (for the most part), a nice warm house, a family that I love, jobs that provide, good school for my high schooler…During this month of Thanksgiving, I thinks it’s important …

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The Weekly [10.25-31.2020]

How are yall doing today? I’m honestly in kind of a funk this morning, but I’m giving my best effort to let it go and be in a good mood. Here’s my weekly recap from last week. 🙂 PICS & GOINGS ON Last week Hurricane Zeta brought us lots of wind and rain. Wednesday night …

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Memories of the Month {10.2020}

This month I was happy about: continuing to get to work from home at least for a little longer. Getting a negative cancer result of my Endoscopy. Getting work done to the house. Refinancing our house with a much lower interest rate. This month I was sad about: more house issues that we have to …

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October Monthly Musings-Thanksgiving

Have you ever written a post and then for some reason it doesn’t get saved as you’re writing like it usually does? You just have a couple things left to do before you post and then, poof it’s gone. Then you’re so mad. You don’t want to have to rewrite the thing and you just …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ October 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been trying to make items off my Fall Food Bucket List. Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins Jalapeno Popper Dip Jalapeno Poppers – Repurposed Leftovers What I’m Reminiscing About Again I’m reminiscing as I go through old travel photos. Lately I’ve …

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The Weekly [10.18-24.2020]

Here’s my run down from last week that I call “The Weekly.” How was last week for you? I worked from home and didn’t really have a lot going on, which if you know me…You know I love! Oh I almost forgot. Last Sunday I got together with a few of my friends from Cookbook …

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

I’ve said this so many times, but I really do love Fall. A few weeks back I decided to embrace the fact that I’m late writing and sharing these fall posts. I wrote a Fall Food Bucket list as well as a Fall Fun Bucket list. This week I thought it would be fun to …

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