Category Archives: Month in Review

November in Review

 Good memories: Connor came home! Connor has a girlfriend! My friend’s wedding UW football Thanksgiving Playing Scrabble as a family of four A long weekend Bookish stuff: Total number of books read: 10 Total number of pages: 3,696 and 12 hours 51 minutes on audio Favorite book(s) read: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John…

October in Review

Good memories: Seeing Connor!!! Holly’s Irish competition My brother-in-law visiting My friend’s bridal shower A dance convention weekend The first fire of the season Slippers and fuzzy socks Connor making pep band for the men’s basketball team UW football ISU football Bookish stuff: Total number of books read: 9 Total number of pages: 3,040 and…

September in Review

Good memories: Watching football games with Holly Holly’s solo practices Finishing cross-stitch projects Autumnal decorating Helping Holly make posters for student council elections Snuggles with Tallulah Candles and blankets Air conditioning Homecoming Talking with Connor Bookish stuff: Total number of books read: 10 Total number of pages: 3,604 and 5 hours 9 minutes on audio…

August in Review

Summer is unofficially over, and I am okay with that. It was a wonderful summer, filled with life-changing events, vacation, friends, and family. After all of that, I am ready to move on to fall with its cooler temperatures, football, and a more regular schedule. Besides, as difficult as it is to still fathom the…

June in Review

Goodbye June, Hello July

Summer is officially here, which means lazier evenings, vacation, warm weather, cookouts, and a general slowing down of life. Sounds like perfection after this last month. Good memories: Holly’s solo Holly’s ballet show Holly’s variety shows (all three!!!) Connor graduating high school Connor’s graduation party and seeing family and friends all together Freshman orientation at…

May in Review

Goodbye May, Hello June

In the blink of an eye, spring is almost over and we are at the end of May. Schools are winding down and parents everywhere are beginning to panic at the thought of having to find ways to entertain their children during the summer days. I personally looking forward to a more relaxed schedule and helping…

March in Review

Goodbye March, Hello April

And here we are at the end of March. As this is posted, I am sitting in my third dance competition in three weeks. April will only be slightly less insane. ‘Tis the season for craziness! Good memories: Holly’s dance team rocking it this year in spite of the girls being extremely sick Connor making it…

February in Review

Goodbye February, Hello March

If January was a relatively slow-moving month, February more than made up for it. Seriously, I have no idea where this month went, and we were not even all that busy. March begins our busiest season of the year, so all I can do at this point is just hold on for the ride! Good…

January Review

Goodbye January, Hello February

Normally, I would say that the month sped past at an unbelievable rate. However, this month I never felt like that. Perhaps it was greater awareness of each day and of what was occurring in the world, but January never felt rushed to me. It seemed the perfect length. Weird. I don’t normally do month-in-review…