Archive for July, 2013

Thursday, July 25th, 2013


Annie was so disappointed when she saw that many of her friends and fellow classmates participated in the 4-H Fashion Revue last year and that she didn’t. Like I’ve said before, last year was our first year taking part in all the 4-H stuff, and I wanted to take baby steps. This is why we […]

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

my perfect, little penny

As most of you know already we have a horse enthusiast under our roof. Her name is Mimi. Violet will try to fight for this title, but Mimi really is the one who only thinks of horses day in and day out. Much to the happiness of this particular horse lover we had a mare […]

Monday, July 15th, 2013

4-H happenings

We have been living and breathing 4-H for the past few weeks and will continue to do so until after school starts. Last month was the Crystal Springs Rodeo again. Saturday is the last day for the rodeo, so they had their annual parade. This year all the girls and I got to be on […]

Monday, July 8th, 2013

a 4th with no boom

Our Independence Day begun with no specific plans, and we continued that theme throughout the day. Mike had mentioned an event going on in the next town over called “Rendezvous” where participants re-enact the days when our Independence was won. However, the girls really had their hearts set on going to the Watertown waterpark. We […]

Monday, July 1st, 2013

splashin’ good times

Remember our little pool from last year. Yeah well, it’s sitting in a landfill somewhere, I’m guessing. We attempted to “winterize” it last fall, and then Mike and I reached a breaking point as we were scrubbing built up algae around the walls and knowing there was still a leak somewhere in the top ring. […]