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Day One This past weekend, Sophia entered her first equestrian show in Plantation, Florida. We arrived around 0745 on Saturday for her first five classes in the Hunters division for Beginning Crossrails. [Yeah, yeah, this entry is supposed to be... Read more →


Black-and-white portrait of the man I love, Robert Allen Odette So, I haven't blogged as much this infant year as I had planned, because I became even sicker than I had been all throughout the latter half-plus of 2015. That... Read more →


On January 2, 2016, Rob and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary! To celebrate, we took the kids and headed up north to Orlando, Florida. We spent hours at WonderWorks, a really cool hands-on, science-y museum. We had a great... Read more →


I had the children write a Summer Bucket List for this past break, and one of the items on their list was to visit the animal shelter and donate some food to the kitties and poochies. Well, we visited the... Read more →


Link up with Unknown Mami HERE if you're participating today! (warning: this is a long and photo-rich post) So on August 8th, after a conversation with my dad, I became sufficiently panicked about there being a life-or-death situation happening in... Read more →


Link up here with 5 Minutes for Mom if you were any degree of wordless, uh, yesterday! ;) (Oops, I didn't get a chance to finish the post yesterday. Forgive me.) Last week, we went on a field trip overnight... Read more →


Straight from Unknown Mami's mouth, er, fingers: "Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or without words) that not only lets you share your part of the world, but lets you... Read more →


Link up with Unknown Mami HERE if you want to play along, and "share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or without words) that not only lets you share your part... Read more →


Disclosure: I received five free passes to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and LEGOLAND Waterpark in exchange for this post. As always, all opinions are my own. Jack turned 12 (TWELVE?!!) on March 22nd, so for his birthday, we took him to... Read more →


Yesterday was Friday, November 7th, 2014. We've had a busy week of homeschooling! I'm going to start backward from Friday because, as any busy mother will understand, what's easiest on my tired brain is what wins right now. I started... Read more →


Link up with the Unknown Mami if you want to show us around your place today! It's been a while since I've participated in SimC, but since Rob (Hubs) is back in the hospital as of this morning, for at... Read more →


Last time I published a real blahggy post here was in the middle of Rob's brain surgery saga - at the climax of this situation. He was in the University of Miami Hospital in uptown Miami (der), a 50-minute drive... Read more →