Monday, September 15, 2014

Another Saturday, Another Game

Danielle had her first volleyball game of the season on Saturday. They won all 3 matches. She's decided she'd like to play club volleyball, too. (You have to try out and not everyone makes it. Kind of like travel softball & basketball, but with volleyball.) I'm not sure how she plans to fit everything in. Right now she's juggling softball practice & games, basketball open gym, and volleyball practices & games, in addition to school and homework. If only we could remove school from that equation. :)

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sneak Peek

I've decided to try something a little different for Tyler's birthday cake this year. Thankfully I can work on this part a little at a time. Here is a sneak peek of what I have done so far. (It's edible clay.) Shhh! It's a surprise.

Almost a Teen



Friday, September 12, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014


Tyler has become pretty good at playing the trumpet. In fact, he has a couple solos in the music they are working on now. The other day the teacher had him play a solo while the entire band watched him and listened. When he was done, they all applauded. That was just the boost he needed. He brought his trumpet home tonight to practice (which he never does) and to play for us. He really is good. I was impressed.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Around Here Tonight

Ron's decided he's a truck guy. He bought a new (to him) truck yesterday.

Danielle's decided she's a truck girl. She was actually teasing Ron about standing in the bed to shoot baskets but humored me for a picture.

And just to prove I do indeed have 2 children, here is Tyler, who also likes the truck but dislikes having his picture taken. He will officially be a teenager in 11 days.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Thinning the Herd

Danielle decided it was time to clear out some of her Barbies. She picked a few she'd like to keep and decided to sell most of them. After she cleaned them up and got them all dressed, we posted them on Craigslist. She's just waiting for the money to rain down.

While I'm glad to get the playroom cleaned out a bit, it does make me a little sad. She used to sit for hours and play with her Barbies in her big Barbie house (which is also for sale). Tyler started cleaning out some of his car playsets to sell, too. Time just goes too fast.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Today's Pic

Truth be told, this is actually yesterday's pic.