He now answers everything with “yeah” or “yessss.” Except for when I ask him if he’s ready for a nap. Then it’s a hard “NO!” Tired kid hiding in the duck house. I am not ready for him to turn two.
Chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast, opening presents, playing in the bathtub with his new LEGO submariner! This is NINE! I wanted to make note of your wishlist because it made me smile. Added later: whoopee cushion, nerf gun and a Hydro Flask. Stay small, k? After eating (surprise surprise) Panda Express for lunch, delivered by [...]
Classic dinner conversation at the Gillespie house. Hudson age 9: "Dad's name is Johnny but sometimes people call him John for short." Me: "Actually, his real name is John but we all call him Johnny." Dixie age 7: "So, mom (pauses) is your real name Feeb?" These two photos have nothing to do with the [...]
There is so much I could say about the newest structure recently erected on the back pasture of our property...childhood at its finest. It was constructed 100% by the boys (and their neighbor bestie) out of repurposed scraps and hinges after Boone got a drill gun. He even purchased an exterior gate latch from Lowe’s [...]
What a month it’s been! Chicks, ducklings, sheep. It’s kinda become a joke with my husband, “What’s she gonna bring home today?” Well today I came home with bunnies! This whole homesteading thing is kind of addicting. Almost like a giant, real life FarmVille! Is that still a thing? The kids are all fantastic with [...]
It all started out as an average weekend. Johnny and Boone planned to finish the chicken/duck run and build a duck house. That was it. First: Lowe's and Tractor Supply. Everybody loaded up, masks and bandanas in hand. After the necessities were collected, a drive thru Freddy's Frozen Custard run was in order. It was [...]
Where it all began...15 years, so many moves, so many babies, so many unforgettable moments. When I look at you and see the grey hairs in your beard, I can’t help but smile because it means we’re growing old together! Thanks for the journey. Now tonight let's throw on our swimsuits, order take out, make [...]