Make it Monday – Happy Flags

Hey there! After yesterday’s sandbagging work out, I wasn’t sure if I’d get our make it Monday post done OR collapse on the bed, exhausted, by 8:00 🙂 BUT – I was lucky enough to fit it in last night as we hid in the basement while the tornado sirens were going off. Fun times.…

Bagging Sand

Jaia and I spent all morning helping those at Ride on St. Louis fill sand bags and move sand bags in preparation for rising river water. Jaia taking a break from filling. She and another little girl helped fill ALL of these bags while myself and 4 others picked up and moved too many sandbags…

Painting Dressers

To go along with all the painting that’s going on here – Jaia decided to paint her dresser white – It’s a work in progress apparently. She’s done painting already – Hopefully we’ll finish this project soon. I don’t want in hanging out in my living room longer than necessary and with all the rain…

Today’s Question

How are you taking time or RECOGNIZING time and or places that CAN bring you peace? Every Tuesday and Thursday I take Rowan to the barn. Those are her dedicated barn “riding days”. She goes Saturday and Sunday to work and ride but I don’t stay. Tuesday and Thursday are the days we’ve dedicated to…

Make it Monday – Air plant pots

I absolutely love air plants! Have you seen them before? They are small (or large) plants that don’t need to be in soil to grow, and only need watering about 2 times a week. To make small pots to hang them in  – you will need Sculpey dough – (don’t use that Fimo dough –…

A question

It’s Wednesday and so that poses a question – Why on Wednesday? Well  – why not? What are you doing that is special for YOU today? I know we moms generally put our own needs last and I’ve learned the very absolute hard way, that, that is NOT good nor healthy for me OR my…

A Phenomenal Show Weekend!

Rowan participated in her first two horse shows these past 2 weekends. They were her “first official” shows on her mare Pharma. Pharma is an Arabian/trakehner cross and Rowan has owned her for going on 2 years now.  We moved Pharma last August from our old barn to a new barn so Row could work…