Friday, July 21, 2017

I hopped in the car the other day and found Bob's list for the hardware store. I guess he couldn't find any paper and used whatever was close. He is making good use of that scrap lumber!!

Friday, July 14, 2017






So we are doing a little remodeling!! Master bedroom and master bath. And since we are demoing one part of the house, why not do another. Right? We are also remodeling the Twins' bathroom upstairs. 
I'll post pictures as things progress. 




Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Ice cream sundae toppings. 
This pretty tray elevated some very boring vanilla ice cream we served to guests not too long ago. 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Throughout June, Bob built a beautiful wall across the back of his parent's back yard.  He also put in the stone steps coming off of the deck and put a wall around the bottom of the deck. It was a lot of work for him but it looks great.  The girls helped a lot and I helped a little.  My biggest job was providing lunch on the long work days.





Monday, July 10, 2017

Last, but definitely not least, here is my Maria update! Our oldest is in nursing school and truly has found her perfect fit in everything from school to a boyfriend. Her nursing program is accelerated and piggybacks on the BS she already has from Purdue. It is fast paced and hard but she is doing so well! She studies nonstop but it will pay off in the end. If you know Maria you would definitely want her taking care of you if you were sick or hospitalized. Go Maria! That handsome fellow in the picture is Maria's boyfriend Nick. He is her biggest cheerleader, a fellow Purdue grad and probably the nicest guy you could ever meet. 

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Here is Leah. She is famous at our house for being able to sleep anywhere at anytime. (She is the one in the yellow shirt!) Actually she is an outstanding student.  She will someday be a very talented doctor. I have already written about her research job this summer studying the neurons in zebra fish. She is the coolest smart science geek you will ever meet.  She will be a sophomore in college and is majoring in neurological biology AND environmental engineering. 
Jennifer made this quilt last summer. This was her first ever attempt at making something to give to someone else. It is a baby quilt given to her track coach in anticipation of his first born child who arrived in October. I am so impressed with Jenn's talent. She is very meticulous when she sews which goes hand in hand with her personality and her math/engineering mind. Jenn will be a sophomore in college next year and is studying chemical engineering. 

I hopped in the car the other day and found Bob's list for the hardware store. I guess he couldn't find any paper and used whatev...