all the firsts

First Christmas after loss is hard. Every day, every event, is hard. But all the "firsts' cut a little deeper. I know even though my husband will be smiling when he watches his boys squeal in excitement opening up their  gifts, he will have one thought on his mind, D A D And that's okay,…

it’s okay not to be merry this Christmas

Everyone around us is happy. Carefree and all into the Christmas season. Not us. We lost our  grandfather, father, friend less than two weeks ago. No. I don't want to say "Merry Christmas " And I don't want to buy you a gift. Our tree is up because the boys asked for it. I sound like…

rain, rain, go away 

You know when God makes the weather match your mood,I don't know if that makes it worse or better. I think sometimes it's for the better. Some days we need to look around and see what we are feeling all around us, not just bottled up inside. So today, we are thankful for this dark,…

Costco Christmas List

I am a huge fan and supporter of Costco . My motto is : " If Costco doesn't sell it, we don't own it ". Everything from our Christmas tree to almost every single Christmas gift is purchased from them. Here's a list of this years Costco Christmas necessities .   Costco Christmas List Kid Kraft…

Best. Dad. Ever.

Best. Dad. Ever. No really, I couldn't have done this event without him. He's the frick to my frack. Everything from wearing matching shirts to picking up 50 balloons 🎈.......