Clean Up, Clean Up, Everybody, Everywhere

How much do you HATE that song moms?!  We’ve got to put our heads together and officially come up with a new one, forever banishing the old one before we lose it, right?! Well, as you may know if you’ve been following any of my latest posts, the TallyFamily has been in the process of a …

When All Of The Hugabaloo Ends

Guests have come and gone, gifts have been opened and enjoyed or returned, the food has been prepared then served and eaten and left its mark on the scale, the decorations are now mocking you if they are still up, the radio no longer plays “Jingle Bells”, the cookies have been exchanged, roads have been …

Ringing In The New Year With Crazy Hair

(taken ahead of time for our Christmas card) There are all kinds of ways to ring in the new year.  For us, our tradition has been the same for the past four years.  TallyKid’s friends, also our neighbors, come over for the evening while their parents head out for some well deserved alone time.  My parents and …

A Precious Talk About Christmas Lights

The other night, we were driving home from somewhere and the kids were enjoying looking at all of the Christmas lights up in our neighborhood.  Out of the blue TallyKid asks me, “Mom, Why does God get to leave his Christmas lights up all of the time?”  I replied, “What do you mean honey?”  She …