They also serve who only stand and wait

I don’t write a lot here about my three girls, at their request. All three of them have been involved in their school’s marching band. Marching band in Indiana in 2015 is not what it was when I was a member in high school. In addition to band practice during school each day, it now […]

How to Transplant Lavender

  Move Your Lavender Plant Successfully with These Easy Steps Genus Lavandula, commonly known as lavender, is one of the most popular plants in cottage and herb gardens. Its distinctive aroma and bright colors, ranging from white to deep purple, make it a stand-out herb. Considering all these positives, it makes sense to keep a […]

Top 5 Autumn Care Package Ideas

Fall will be here soon, and the kids are back in school. In my family, we now have a student in college. She lives three hours away from home, and we all miss her. We decided we’d like to put together a care package to help her know she’s remembered, and to just add a […]

Amazing Fall Fun Corn Maze

Live in northeast Indiana? Looking for a fun fall weekend family activity? Why not visit Amazing Family Fun in Waterloo? The attraction opens September 18, and this year besides their 12 acre adventure maze there will be a new game in the maze. Find farmer Smith’s animals that got out of the barn and are […]

Indianapolis Mormon Temple

August was a busy month for me, filled with fun things. One of my treats was touring the new Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Temple, built in Indianapolis. My friend, Melissa, is Mormon, and to clear the elephant out of the room — no, I am not Mormon; and no, she did not try to convert […]

Little Tales: Little People Village Post Office

Last time we met, we explored the Fisher Price Village Fire Station. Next on the block: the post office. Here you’ll see Clancy mailing a letter through the handy mail slot in the front of the building. Inside, you’ll see where the letters fall. Of course, the truck loading zone is there too, as well […]

Gymboree Labor Day Sale

** Thanks to Gymboree for sponsoring this post. Affiliate links; opinions are my own. To liven up your Labor Day weekend, how about a sale? Even better, how about a sale you can shop without even leaving home? You’ll find it at Gymboree, my favorite spot for kids’ clothing. Everything at Gymboree is 40% off […]