4H Animal Science Quiz Bowl/Skill-A-Thon 2016

Tracy / January 12, 2016

It has been MONTHS since I’ve had time to do much blogging. Paul’s new job position, the holidays, baby preparations, and LOTS of illness in our home in recent months have made it almost impossible to sit down to catch up on our family blog. I’m going to try and catch things up a little at a time. One of…

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Benjamin’s Hand

He’s got the biggest smile ever for someone who broke a bone. This week’s update from our orthopedic doctor was good news. His finger seems to be healing well. We have to return in one week to make sure it’s still healing. He also asked Ben to start moving the finger to regain some motion. We are thankful to the…

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Tracy / November 27, 2014

And this folks, is what we call homeschool science!

Benjamin and LEGOS

Ben is always building something new. This is his latest LEGO creation: …and of course, with red and white ninjas. You MUST have ninjas, right?!


Tracy / February 12, 2014

First, to the Dixon family… I’m SO sorry for buying this for your little one’s birthday. I had NO idea the butterflies themselves would be an additional expense. That was disappointing. I had also ordered one for Benjamin for Christmas. He received his caterpillars in the mail a few weeks back. I had no idea they would arrive so quickly,…

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Benjamin Turns 10!!

Tracy / December 10, 2013

He’s in “double digits” now! Do you remember when you turned double digits? I do …it seemed like SUCH. A. BIG. DEAL. He’s been excited. We’re excited. I think everyone in the house woke up ready to celebrate. (Of course, Jacob, Matthew and I had to leave fairly early for the orthodontist, but we were in full celebration mode when…

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Walking Stick

Tracy / September 27, 2013

Ben is always bringing me little critters from the yard. He loves to watch them and learn how they live. This week’s insect is a walking stick. He watched it for such a long time. He loved feeling how it’s feet are sticky…no wonder it could walk up the side of our home!


Tracy / August 27, 2013

A quiet afternoon, little boys and LEGOS…