My nieces have a beautiful playscape in their backyard. For Mother's Day, they decided to paint it, and they invited my littles to help.
It was an exercise in patience because they started out with a plan, about 10 different colors, and very small paint brushes. Grand things, however, always start off very small.
After an hour or two of painting and not being able to see much progress, we took a lunch break.
Aunt Darla returned with more paint, larger Continue...
Happiness is 4 days weekends.
Happiness is this sweet dog, who we love so much.
Happiness is watching the littles play in the sandbox.
Happiness is report card celebration night.
Happiness is doing crafts with my girl in preparation for a special birthday a week from today.
Happiness is a field trip with my youngest boy.
Happiness is ice cream after school.
Happiness is chocolate and caramel and ooey gooey goodness that comes in the form of chocolate Continue...
I often have people ask me if I ever have a bad day. Of course, I do. I just choose to focus on the positive as much as possible. Well, yesterday was one of those days that I was stretching really hard to find the unicorns and rainbows, which makes me happy for today.
Dakota, our dog, had a rough day. We really thought that we might lose her, and it was more than any of us could handle. Thankfully, she is much better today. Thank you all so much for asking about her and sending Continue...