One Year Video

OK, so we’re a few days late. And the video ended up being almost 20 minutes long. And it’s over 100 Mb. So, if you don’t make it through, we understand. And if you’re on a slow connection, all apologies. But here it is. The past year in a nutshell. And, at the beginning and end, some back-story, making it 3+ years in 18+ minutes. Not bad. Hope you enjoy. P.S. It’s Canaan, I know. It’s 2:26 AM, and I do not want to export this thing yet again. Maybe tomorrow. UPDATE: A few subtitles added to explain a few photos. Canaan now spelled properly. Thanks to all our viewers out there. Your kind words are much...

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The Cat in the Hat

Storytime! A dear friend of ours – one of the best storytellers of all time, mind you – has a yearly time when she dresses up as the Cat in the Hat for children to adore. Well, today was the day, and c, e and little h went to see. They also had their faces painted while they were there. We have several cats running around the house this afternoon. Click on the thumbnails below to see the full shot.

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Ways To Save…

Around the beginning of the new year I wanted to work on saving money in the area of groceries. I was launched into a world of frugal mamma blogs and lost in the various drug store reward lingo; just generally amazed at the wealth of information out there. I started printing coupons off the internet and often felt like I was spreading information all over the web in an effort to save some money. I am quite sure I STILL have much to learn. Just yesterday another Mom told me about a great website to look up. Our family tends to not eat a lot of processed foods or sugary cereals so sometimes I feel like most of the coupons out there don’t help us out much. I don’t have time to go to three or four different grocery stores to get the best deals and it...

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