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Take it On Tuesday, Mended Little Hearts And CHD Awareness Week Proclamation

We are finally are starting to shake this sickness that has taken over The Nut House. The first round of antibiotics are done and in the next few days every one will be off of all meds! Including the new meds that Owee has been on since last weekend. I am starting to feel...
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Take It On Tuesday!

At the moment, my house is a disaster. Doing the dishes consists of stacking them up so they take up the least amount of space. Picking up the toys consists of pushing them all in a pile at one end of the room. The bathroom hasn’t been cleaned in days and I am afraid...
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The Apple Tree Seedlings Are Still Alive!

It has been a couple of weeks and they are still alive. The other day two of them started growing their big seedling leaves. There is still one more that hasn’t come out of the seed coat yet, but the other three are growing fast. I had them covered with plastic wrap and I...
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Take It On Tuesday!

Now that I have recovered from the sickness, I am working on getting caught up with everything. The kids have manged to stay out of my way and all play together nicely. They also played with every single toy in the house and left them all over the place. It is good to see...
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Get Fit With Wii Fit!

I don’t know if y’all remember last year when I was talking about my Wii Fit. I came up with the idea of doing a weekly check in with support during the week for anyone who wanted to join me. I love my Wii Fit. My kids love my the Wii Fit too. My...
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We Are Growing Apple Trees From The Seed

For YEARS E Nut has been asking to plant the apple seeds from his apples. I have always told him how hard it was to grow an apple tree from a seed. I never tried it, but I was mostly worried that we would try it out and nothing would happen and he would...
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Take it on Tuesday

The New Year is in full swing, my parents are gone and our house is quiet…well as quiet as a house full of kids can be. We are reluctantly getting back into our daily routine. Trying to get back into our routine anyways, after dinner tonight the kid tiptoed in to the living room,...
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Don’t Forget to Feed Santa’s Reindeer: Reindeer Food Tutorial

Reindeer Food ‘Tis the Night Before Christmas and every year you feed Santa, this year you can feed his Reindeer too!! 1. Wait until Christmas Eve 2. Open Bag, sprinkle reindeer food on your lawn. 3. Hop Into Bed 4. Listen for Santa 5. Close your Eyes and watch sugar plums dance in your...
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Photos of The Flood Before Things Dried Out

I didn’t even get a chance to really look at the photos of the mess that my kids made last night. They turned out better than I thought, lol. I love the look on E Nut’s face as he is rushing to get the water cleaned up. There are a few spots around walls...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! I know I mentioned on Twitter earlier this morning that I was getting ready to post Thankful Thursday…which y’all should know better than to trust that kind of talk around The Nut House. I am going to jump right into the good stuff today, lest I pitch another fit and start...
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Take It On Tuesday

If you haven’t noticed yet, I have a new page up in my menu bar called I’m Not Cheap, I’m Frugal. I used to have another blog with that title that was based on freebies, coupons, samples, penny pinching advice, great deals found and shared, simple ways I stretch a small budget for my...
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Starting The Framing on Our Addition

Within a few weeks of Wee Nut coming home from the hospital, we started to get to work on the addition.  There were mounds of dirt from the excavator and gravel all over the back yard and the kids were calling it their Indiana Jones Pit. They had a great time climbing all over...
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The Beginning of Building Our Addition

The week before Owain was born, we broke ground on the addition on the back of our house. I designed it, and spent over a year planning for it. I love remodeling, and designing this house to be my perfect homeschool haven for my Tribe. When Owain was born we had no idea that...
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Take It On Tuesday

This has been one long week already! After yesterdays debacle I woke up today with every intention of shaking the bad energy from yesterday. I think I did a pretty good job at it. I definitely didn’t have a great day, but was able to move forward and get things done. Homeschool was slow...
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Take it On Tuesday!

This past week was so relaxing, but not really. Only kinda. Mostly because I finally conquered the massive piles of laundry. The downside of actually putting it away is the fact that I now have to go upstairs to get clothes for the kids. The upside of it, is that in combination with my...
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Take it On Tuesday!

I had a bit of a set back for a few days with the weirdest bug I think I have ever had. Me and the little Nuts got a bug of sorts that drained us of all energy and coherent thought, without a fever or anything else. We all spent 2-3 days exhausted beyond...
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