Cirque du Soleil & Weekend Recap


I spent the week trying to get caught up after being out of town for ten days and enjoying having one of my kiddos back home. I was also glad to see I didn’t totally miss my beautiful tulips.  They were still going strong in the garden. We also made our first trip of the season to the Farmer’s Market.  We went to the one in Hillsboro and picked up some strawberry starts and some herbs for the garden. I had some fun playing with paper this week creating a [Continue Reading…]

Giveaway Winner and a Weekend Recap


Thanks to all of you who helped bring some smiles to the families at the Ronald McDonald House by sending a photo through eSmiles! I was fortunate to spend some time at one of the Ronald McDonald houses here in Portland this weekend.  I joined a group of people from church as we spent the day cleaning, landscaping and cooking in the kitchen (guess where I was?)  The families staying at the Ronald McDonald House are so appreciative of everything that is done for them.  Despite the stress they are [Continue Reading…]