Our Family Loves Kubb

So a few weeks ago Ang asked me to make sure and post this.  With all going on she still has the blog on her brain.  But with all of my goings on I haven’t !  It’s been a crazy few weeks around here.  My oldest graduated from high school and she had surprise visitors from France to help her celebrate.  So as I promised I’m posting this.  Shhh , Don’t tell Ang I did it so late……As soon as I catch my breath, I will sit down and write a Beau update.  Thanks for your continued prayers.  God is so good.  heidi

Our Family is big gamers, I mean big! Every time we get together we always have some sort of game going on, usually cards.  But, we also love yard games.  For Mother’s Day all us kids went in on getting my mom a new game called Kubb!


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Happy Monday!

Happy Monday ya’ll ! I hope you had a great weekend celebrating Mother’s Day!  It was a busy weekend around here.  Soccer tryouts for Jake and water polo for Madi.  Then Sunday my dear friend and riding partner Amy and I headed out early. Continue reading

A Little bit of Luxury

It’s been a rainy day here in the PNW.  We have been so spoiled by such beautiful sunny, warm weather, it threw me off a little bit.  Luckily I had this little gem under the bathroom sink.  No I wasn’t hiding it from the rest of the family, ok maybe I was.  Only because much like warm chocolate chip cookies everyone in my family loves this stuff and it tends to go quickly unless I hide it.  Continue reading

Follow Friday

Its my turn this week to pick someone for our Follow Friday and I choose Lizmarieblog.com.  I love her style and everything she does I want to do.  Which is what leads me to this post.  She recently did a post about naming her house and it inspired me to want to do the same thing.



Here is the picture she posted about her sign she had made for her house, isn’t it lovely? I love her living room and how light and bright it is. You should also read about why she named her house here.  I love how sweet she is and how it just bubbles out in her writing.

After reading her blog that evening when my family was all sitting around the dinning room table after dinner.  I mentioned that I wanted to name our house and I needed some ideas.  I told them the name had to do with something about the house.  Some ideas I gave them were we live in the pacific north-west, its green all around us, our house is green ect.  When they were done rolling their eyes at me and telling me I was crazy they actually started coming up with some good ideas.  My Hubby ended up with the winner, Cottonwood Creek.  Which is perfect because our backyard is filled with cottonwood trees and we have a creek that runs along the border of our property.


I took a chalk board sign we already had and put our new name on it.  We built our house in 2007 so that had to be on my sign also.



It’s funny how the little thing like naming my house gets me so excited.  Heidi came over and saw my sign and she gooshed all over it!  The two of us are two peas in a pod!  I’m so happy I have her to get so excited over the little things with me.  Please tell me we are not the only ones who do this?  I think, I must feel this way because I live in a house full of boys.

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P.S. I just got paper work in the mail about my house and it is actually built in 2006, lol!  Good thing I used a chalk marker.  I’ll get around to changing it one of these days :).