The VW Bus is a prominent fixture in our family. It all started with my husband, Andy, who is an owner of a VW Bus and also a member of a bus club. When we were dating, and even after we were first married, I'd accompany him on camping trips and outings in the bus. Now that we have the boys, we don't use the bus as much. It doesn't have seatbelts in the backseats, so if we … [Read more...]
Practice Makes Progress and Other Life Lessons
Practice You've probably heard the phrase "practice makes perfect" through the course of your life. However, perfection is pretty hard, if not impossible to attain. So, instead of setting myself and my family up for failure, we're going with a new phrase around here: Practice makes progress! There has been a lot of practice going on around here lately, and I wanted to … [Read more...]
Practical Gift Guide: Useful Not Boring!
*Disclosure: All gifts in this guide are products I actually own or want to own. It includes Amazon Affiliate links. I was gifted some items in exchange for my honest review, which is stated in the post below. My opinion is all my own, and I only recommend products I actually love! Please see here for more info. Practical Gift Guide As I get older, my idea of what constitutes … [Read more...]
Looking on the Bright Side of a Rainy Week
Bright Side It's been cloudy and rainy all week. I think the sun may have tried to poke through halfway through, but it wasn't nearly enough. With the gloom outside, it's also been a challenging week inside. However, I'm choosing to look on the bright side today. Here are the things that made me happy and grateful. Bright Side of Family Mr. B Mr. B has been upset … [Read more...]
Santa Claus is coming to town Can you believe Christmas is only a few days away? Are you ready? Are your kids excited about a visit from Santa? We got a little sneak peek this weekend. Winter Weekend Over the weekend, my family got to visit Discovery World for the first time. Not only was it their Winter Weekend, but I was invited to take my family free of charge as a local … [Read more...]