Archive for 2010

Sweet Satisfaction

Sweet Satisfaction

I took this picture the other day of my 5-year old and her gingerbread house and I can’t get over the sheer look of satisfaction in her eyes.  It made me realize that we can make many...

The Reindeer are Coming!

In Florida we never see a reindeer, but these two will have to do for now. Meet Bailey and Sidney the Montgomery cocker spaniels.

A Green Obsession: My favorite plant, year 14?

So I have to say, I have had a love affair going on with one of my plants. Silly, I know, but it is a great plant. So great that when I moved back to Florida after...

Cookie Day 2010

Over the years the Montgomery family has baked thousands and thousands of cookies for Christmas, but it was often done in different kitchens on tired nights after long work days. Last year we changed this process a...

The Family Mixer Gets Ready

The Family Mixer Gets Ready

I was reminded today of the family mixer. Yes, I call it the family mixer as it has been responsible for thousands of cookies over the years and we have ALL used it over and over again.

Holiday thoughts: MY TREE

Holiday thoughts: MY TREE

Anyone with little ones knows that for the first few years that they invade your home your Christmas decor adjusts in order to avoid every ornament being either broken or repurposed in the doll house. It’s just...

Momma Gets Hungry Too: Hard Boiled Eggs

Momma Gets Hungry Too: Hard Boiled Eggs

Every morning, and I mean every morning, I cannot get going without eating something. I hear other people get by on coffee, but I wake up starving. I must eat. Now with two little ones and a...

Couponing vs. Weekly Specials & BYGO

Couponing vs. Weekly Specials & BYGO

So I am giving it a go. This whole couponing craze has to be worth a try. Girlfriends tell me they save hundreds on a monthly basis, so ok, I’m in. I download the latest “couponing” software...

Eating Out: Light bites, not so light…

Eating Out: Light bites, not so light…

Ok, so the other Saturday afternoon we were all out. Me, the girls and my husband, running weekend errands just like everyone else, with the kiddos in tow. “I’m Hungry” squeels from the back seat and we...

Holiday 2 x 4

Holiday 2 x 4

I recently had the joy of attending the ladies Christmas tea at church with mom. Honestly, when she asked, I was thinking “how am I going to make 2 hours in the day to go? ...