Works for Me Wednesday: Dinnertime Fun

We try to eat dinner as a family most nights. Although it is great to have that family time, the routine can get somewhat boring. Audrey’s friend gave her a great Christmas present this year: “The Original Dinner Games.” This little tin is full of 51 games for families to play while they eat. Audrey [...]

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Games for Kids

As I mentioned in my 100th post, I love to play games. So do the girls! We started when Audrey was about two with Candy Land and Chutes and Ladders. I realized very quickly to ensure Mommy’s sanity, that Candy Land requires stacking of the deck. In my opinion, there is no redeeming quality to [...]

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100th Post!

Welcome to my 100th post! And without further ado, here are the traditional 100 things about me: My real name is Amy, but my girls’ real names are not Audrey, Georgia, and Sydney. In some silly way, I feel like not using their real names preserves some shred of their privacy. Plus I get to [...]

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Wow, an award?

Judy has awarded me the following: My first award. Aw, shucks. Thanks, Judy! In case you’re wondering, here are the Smile Award rules: 1. The recipient must link back the the award’s creator 2. You must post these rules if you receive the award. 3. You must choose 5 people to receive the award after [...]

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Overheard in the car…

Background:Audrey has been interested in commercials lately, and she is starting to understand how they work. She and Georgia have been listening to an episode of Adventures in Odyssey (a Christian audio story series) in which the characters have to make a commercial. So this weekend while we were in Chicago visiting relatives, we overheard [...]

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Mommy’s night OUT!

Friday night was the ultimate Mommy’s night out. A few months ago, Jo-Lynne from Musings of a Housewife asked mom bloggers in the Philadelphia area to link up if they were interested in getting together in real life. I had been reading her blog for a while at that point, so I decided to sign [...]

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24: Meme

Some bloggers I “met” are getting together tomorrow night and are all doing this Meme. Thanks for the tag, Jo-Lynne! 24 things about me…. 4 places I go over and over1. Target2. Church/Bible Study/Nursery School (all in the same building)3. Super Giant (love our new store, it even has free babysitting!)4. the library 4 people [...]

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Six-Word Memoir

I am sensing a theme beginning. Daisy just tagged me for the six-word memoir. I really like hers, and now I have “On Jordan’s Stormy Banks” stuck in my head. How about: No kindergarten next year after all. Not really a memoir of my life, but more a piece of news. Stay tuned for more [...]

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Play Along With My First Meme!

Delilah tagged me for my first meme. 5 things found in your bag Mostly eaten Blowpop that Georgia got today from my doctor’s office, where it was confirmed that I have strep throat again. Purell Expired coupons The nail polish I wanted to use on my toenails for last weekend’s women’s retreat but couldn’t find [...]

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Welcome to the party!

As you can see, I am new at blogging, but welcome to my party! I am a 20-something mommy of three little girls, Audrey (5 1/2), Georgia (3 1/2), and Sydney (10 months) (not their real names). I have been at home with my children since Audrey was born, but recently I an opportunity to [...]

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