It was fun to finally be back in the USA for some American trick or treating.  ;)  We had dinner with our friends and then strolled down our street for lots and lots of treats.  This was definitely the FIRST time Luke was excited about dressing up and the festivities.  Lizzie was pretty chill about […]

Halloween Festivities


{*Note: for whatever reason my pictures don’t enlarge just by clicking on them anymore…?  So, just hit ctrl + and the whole screen shot will get bigger.  Do  ctrl- to get it smaller again.  This will work for anything, not just pictures on blogs.} I am in the process of nesting for sure- wanting to […]

Caramel Apples for Halloween!


These bad boys were from last year.  Rachel makes incredible homemade caramel that turns out every time!  So, I took her recipe and pasted the applicable part here.  Christy just reminded me that this works best when the apples are cold or the caramel slides right off. Caramel Apples Ingredients: 1 cup packed brown sugar ½ […]

Halloween: Part 1


Halloween for Play Group & School I am not a lover of Halloween, nor am I reformed enough to be able to call it Reformation Day with a straight face.  However, since having 2 children who LOVE dressing up and candy almost as much, it seems like a no-brainer to enjoy the fun parts of […]

My weekend

My boy at the beach

Blow-by-Blow This was a busy week…besides the normal routine and Luke getting glasses on Thursday, we had a packed weekend, too!  Friday I helped make homemade caramel apples with Rachel and Christy.  Then, yesterday, Josh took Bekah on a swimming date, and I took Luke on errands with me- fear not, we had a great […]