Category Archives: Family

Best Of Times (For Sports!)

I certainly wouldn’t consider myself as being a sports nut, but I would consider myself a sports fan. I find this time of year to be especially fun. Baseball, which I love despite my Reds struggles for way too long … Continue reading

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Halloween

With Halloween approaching and being a mother, the main question I ask my children is “what do you want to be for Halloween?” My two older children are easy peasy. My four year old on the other hand is a … Continue reading

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Memorial Day is here

And with it time for picnics, and family get togethers. This tradition dates back to the post Civil War era when at the end of May families would get together and clean the grave sites and surroundings of those sites … Continue reading

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Time Flies

We have always heard this and seen it to a certain point, but it doesn’t seem to effect us until we think back. It was just a couple years ago when I did this or that, until I look at … Continue reading

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Big Green Easter Egg

When your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews or just your friends are all out hunting for eggs in the yard you could be grilling on the Big Green Egg. I remember in years past I would just sit back and … Continue reading

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What is Opening Day without the Parade

I remember not so long ago when the Cincinnati Reds were given the honor to kick off the season every year. You also always knew that before the game kicked off that same day there was a parade that wound … Continue reading

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Come on Spring!

2017. The first year for owning an inground pool and the first year for owning a pool period in quite a while. What a great year it was! From having friends and family over for impromptu grill outs and swim … Continue reading

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I miss you buddy!

I just finished reading the book Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other, by Craig Grossi. I must admit, I am a sucker for books with a dog as one of the main … Continue reading

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Allow Me to Introduce….

Emaline Rose Weaver!  Our family has grown to four with the birth of this tiny little girl on December 27th (Just in the nick of time for taxes).  At 5 lbs. 14 oz. and 19 inches long she was even … Continue reading

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The Joys of A Pool

Hard to believe, but year one of having an inground pool is coming to a close, and what a year it has been. Sure, things got off to a muddy start when heavy spring rains washed mud into the new … Continue reading

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Spectacular Wooded Lot

This line grabs your attention right? When the listing agent puts this on the real estate listings you think ” I will have some mature trees, providing good shade that will be nice.” We all too quickly forget the scourge … Continue reading

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For Whatever You Celebrate, We Wish You The Best!

Personally, I’ve never gotten upset when someone wishes me ‘Happy Holidays’. I don’t understand why some people get all riled up when someone communicates this sentiment. But I also don’t know why anyone would get upset when someone say ‘Merry … Continue reading

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Your Grandkids Will Thank You…

Baby boomers have gone pool crazy! You want to know why? Grandkids. Baby Boomers are starting to retire and with a lifetime of hard work and saving, you know what they want to do? They want to spend time with … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Patio Year Round

Let’s face it, none of us really like winter. I know there are things that can only be done in winter like skiing, playing in the snow, ice skating on Fountain Square. Other than that though we really are trapped … Continue reading

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A Widely Celebrated Death

I remember being much younger, and thinking that I was never going to grow up and sound like my parents. As get older though I find that there are certain things that were said to me that I am now … Continue reading

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