Skip to main content

Wednesday's Weekly Instagram Review

We have just had another busy week! Here is our week in review thanks to Instagram.


1. We played in the State Baseball Tournament. We hit triple digit temperatures. This is The Short Chic cooling her brother down before his game.
2. In between games we met up with our dear friends, The Smith's, at a favorite eating place. Quick visits always leave me feeling unsatisfied!
3, The Short Chic standing by to watch her bubby, The Boy. How sweet is this?
4. Baseball is over and The Short Chic is having a sleep over!


                                           

5. No kids, means an extra long ride for Mom and Dad. We hit the trails at Smithville Lake. 
6. The Husband and I at Sailboat Cove. 
7. I have so many biker friends. And when I say bikers I mean Harley's. They are always taking photos of their bikes in front of cool and pretty locations. This is all I got. My bicycle and Smithville Lake! (And it is a pretty location.)
8. On the highway, jamming to The Lost Highway by Bon Jovi. How many divorced/single with kids parents know this drill. They go and visit for the weekend and we must go and fetch them.


9. With the high temps, I drug out the cold brew system. Now I am living on iced coffee's.
10. Oh, thank goodness the liter sale is here! I only purchase shampoo/conditioner once a year. And because of the cancer, I did not need shampoo last year. Well, we used up my entire supply. So, I had to go stock up.
11. Cousin time! She adores him almost as much as she does her big brother.
12. My go-to skinny meal. I think I might have to blog about it later. Let's say it is my skinny home version of Mongolian BBQ.

 13. More cousin time. They are fairies. And they melt my heart!
14. Independence Day! Glow sticks, friends, and public firework displays.
15. Two little girls watching fireworks together. How awesome to be little.
16. We made a stop by the firework stand. They are all over the place.


17. The Short Chic picked a Black Eyed Susan. {Outside a restaurant. It was hard to scold her but I did.}
18. My new hair-do. I had the length cut off, layers put in. I am trying to embrace the curls that chemo gave me. I thought they would go away but they are sticking around. I think I had this cut about 10 years ago. I like it. I feel sassy all over again! Maybe I have always been sassy?

Like I said, another great week here at It's My Life. Happy Independence Day!

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My Weekend Project: A PVC Camping Lamp Post and Flag Holder

I have seen a few of these around campsites and I knew I would like to have one. The only problem that I had is The Husband.

He already thinks we drag too much stuff with us when we go camping and if I had told him my desire to have a PVC Camping Light Pole he would have shut it down quickly!

So, that leaves a girl with only one choice: Figure out how to do it by herself.

I did some internet searching and found a few road maps on RV forums. They seemed easy enough!

I visited the local hardware store for the supplies:

An exterior post lantern light2 inch PVC pipe (I used 5 feet but had to purchase a 10 foot piece)A 3 inch toilet flangeA 3 inch to 2 inch ReducerPVC GlueA 12 foot electric cord kit2 - 3/4 inch PVC Caps I also used a few supplies we already had on hand:







White Spray Paint






3 1/2 foot - 3/4 inch PVC PipeDrill Bits (1 inch and 1/2 inch)Tent Stakes

The first step was preparing the lantern light. I could only find black in the store and I knew I wanted all white. I covered the gla…

Liver Cheese: A Family Tradition

Today is an anniversary date. One of those dates you wish you did not have to remember but there is no way you can forget. 
Fifteen years ago today,two days after his birthday, my father died of lung cancer. He was a lifelong smoker and his cancer was aggressive. His battle was short. He fought for six short months after his diagnosis. He knew the chemo was not working and that his time was limited. When he came to this realization he became the best dad in the world. 
In the days before my father's passing, my family shared some memorable moments. One of those moments centers around the deli meat: Liver Cheese.I would not be surprised if you have never heard of it, or even never tasted it. But I was raised on it as it was one of my Dad's favorite things. 
What is it? Well, it is a German food that is actually called Leberkase. It is bacon, corned beef, pork, and onion that is ground together and baked. It comes with a lard ring around the meat {which kinda grosses me out, so …

Camping Activity: Wood Chip Necklaces

My worry in taking a wide range of kids camping is that the younger kids would be happy just playing together but the older ones, the one's in that awkward pre-teen/teen age, would think everything was so uncool they would just sit around and mope. So I designed a few activities that would hopefully get them up, participating, and moving.

 I came home from work a few weeks before the Family Camp-out and found my neighbors had trimmed their tree limbs and piled the mess in my yard. I refrained from getting angry. Over a nice dinner, I asked The Husband to help me with a little project.

He looked at me in disgust. I was pulling him away from ESPN to help with an unnecessary camping craft.


 I admit I did some begging. In the end, The Husband borrowed his father's chainsaw and decided to help me cut medallions out of a limb.  His mood started changing, quickly.{I then begged him to let me try my hand at the chainsaw, but he would not let budge on that one. I had to settle for hol…