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Family Meal Plan, Week of June 9

After a lot of searching and calling and waiting, we finally found a great deal on a chest freezer — $75 for a 5-year-old GE. We’re thrilled! It works great, and we’ve got roughly 20 pounds of strawberries in there already. We love it!…

June 9, 2013
Family Life

Weekend Reading

A few weeks ago when I was home sick, I watched a fantastic TED Talk about agile programming for family management. The gist of the idea is that people respond well to guidelines that they develop and agree on together. Kids respond well to…

April 5, 2013

Give Thanks

I hope you and your families had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We did. We just returned early this evening from visiting my Mom in Missouri. We left early on Wednesday morning, and Lea rode with us. The trip didn’t start off super great — I…

November 24, 2012

Lake Day

My employers hosted the staff at their lake house last weekend. We were allowed to bring our families, so Chris, Mackenzie, Lea, and I all went together. We drove up on Saturday afternoon and came back Sunday after lunch. The whole trip was just…

July 31, 2012
Family Mackenzie

Little Girl

On Monday night while we were getting dinner ready, Chris took Mackenzie outside to play and water the plants. I came out to get them, but Chris mentioned that Mackenzie hadn’t had her turn to play in the water yet. Oh, my, well, we…

July 25, 2012