Category Archives: Family

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Behind-the-Scenes

Back when I was in college, I had the amazing experience to do something to help change lives, be creative, and be on TV: I was on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition! Here is the premise of the show: Day 1: … Continue reading

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My (Donated) Coupon Clutch Giveaway on Belly Blog

My dear friend Sarah (from A T-Shirt and Pearls) is expecting her first little one this summer, and she has been quite busy. Not only is she a rockin’ kindergarten teacher at our school, about to celebrate her 4th wedding … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

Last night was officially the first night of Passover. For all of my Jewish friends, enjoy that dry, brittle matzah for the next 8 days. The first bite is oh-so-good, but after about 3 days of it (and no bread), … Continue reading

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Marshall Bedol

As I mentioned on a post last month, we had to say goodbye to an incredible man- the patriarch of my Bedol family: Papa Marshall. I realize that calling him “Papa” might be confusing to some, as technically my last … Continue reading

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Weekend in Review

We hardly ever end up staying at home during a weekend. So, when we do, typically it is a very relaxing weekend. This one didn’t disappoint. It was just what we needed! So, did we get anything accomplished? Absolutely! Here … Continue reading

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Post-Valentine’s Questionare (About the Guys)

So yesterday, we posted a questionare that mostly focused on me. Well, now it’s my time to start up a questionare. This time, it’s about the fellas in our lives. We’ll do the same rules as the Valentine’s Day Link-Up … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Questionare

Here’s a fun love-filled questionare/link-up from The Life of a Not So Ordinary Wife. Here are the questions: How long have you been married? Tim: Going on 4 years. Dory: 3 years, 10 months, 10 days (but who’s counting?) Where … Continue reading

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Thumb-Body Loves You!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Being a 4th grade teacher, I can get away with cutesy Valentine’s Day cards. Tim and I promised that we weren’t going to exchange presents for this Valentine’s Day, but I had to make him this card … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Cheesecake

This week, it was my wonderful mother-in-law’s birthday. Pat is a truly kind, giving, loving person, and I feel so lucky to have her in my life. From the moment that Tim and I started dating, she completely took me … Continue reading

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A Hard Goodbye

Today, we said goodbye to my grandfather’s twin brother, Marshall. This was a hard day, but Papa Alan and Marshall are together again.

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