As part of our Elf on the Shelf – Operation: Nice List, Elfie left Cole some money so he could buy chicken biscuits for his teachers. They were so grateful for the breakfast surprise.
Today our elf left the kids toys. But they weren’t toys for them to keep, they were for donating at the toy drives that are going on at school. Really, this was a test for me to see how they would react to thinking they were getting new toys, only to find out they weren’t. […]
Our Elf is back and this year he is challenging the kids to do some good for others during the holiday season. Our fist mission was to pick up trash on the beach and it was a hit. Can’t wait to see what else we’re challenged to do this December. If you want to read […]
My Sweet Kiley Jean, Today you are 5. I almost can’t even believe it. 5. It seems like just yesterday you were born. It seems like just yesterday you completed our family in a way I never imagined possible. You are one truly amazing kid. I am constantly in awe of what an incredible little […]
It’s almost time for that pesky little elf to make his appearance. Ours typically ours comes back right after Thanksgiving weekend. Last year I posted about sending a postcard from our elf a few days before he was scheduled to make his appearance. It was a HUGE hit with the kids. You can read more […]
Dear Cole, What the fresh hell is this? Eight? Are you kidding me? Eight is half way to sixteen and only ten years from eighteen. I mean, seriously? You’re killing me kid. But seriously, eight. It’s kind of hard to believe. It feels like just yesterday my water broke in the middle of the night […]
While my friend Kristi was visiting we did a little family photo shoot out at the beach. I’m holding off on sharing the good pics of all of us because I may end up using one as our Christmas card. But here’s my absolute favorite from the shoot. Kiley and I together, and a cautionary […]