home sweet home

To me, making a house into a home is a big deal. Do we need to spend a fortune on it? Nope. I just feel like it’s important to create an environment conducive to creating a family. To me, that is sacred. I want the home I raise my children in to elicit feelings in…

quotes

Growing up we memorized quotes. Lots and lots of quotes. If we memorized them, we could earn more “points” toward getting our money doubled for our allowance at the end of the week (learn more about the money system here). And because I was a “saver” boy you can bet I wanted that money doubled….

family mottos

I’m a big believer in having a “family motto.” Some kind of mantra that speaks for what our family is all about. Growing up our family went through several phases to come up with what stuck, “Broaden and Contribute.” I know it seems like a small thing…just a few words stuck together, but that little…

Star of the week #5

Let’s face it, Lucy tries to wedge her way into being star of the week every week.But you have to admit, she gives me some pretty good material to work with. Name: Lucy Eyre Favorite Past Time: drawing…not only on paper, but on walls, chairs, cabinets, and most of all her shirts and legs (those…