I'm linking up with Leigh Kramer again this month to share what I've been into in the month of August. This month was filled with summer fun and back to school momentum, all rolled up into one ball of busy. Let's look back at the action, shall we? What I'm Reading I read four books … Continue reading What I’m Into Lately (August 2015)
I've fallen down the rabbit hole of another amazing online comic. It's called Awful Hospital and it's kind of brilliant. It was featured on Geek and Sundry recently which was testimony enough to make me check it out. It drew me in pretty quickly because of the bright, vibrant visuals and the unique (to me) set … Continue reading Just Discovered: Awful Hospital
We'd love to know your answers to these questions, too - I know you've thought about it! Who is your favorite super hero? How come? Who is your least favorite super hero? Why? If you could have any super power, what would you choose?
It's the first day of school here. I'm a little misty eyed. Or was that rejoicing with freedom? One of those for sure. The kids were totally ready. BB was up, dressed and bushy tail / bright eyed before either of her parents, MM not far behind. When we got to school, she was so … Continue reading First Day of School: First Grade and Fourth Grade (Free Printable)
What are you guys up to this weekend? We're getting in our last hurrahs of the summer before the kids go back to school on Monday - hopefully the weather cooperates for a beach trip on Saturday, otherwise we'll likely celebrate with a few Minecraft marathons or an epic game of Munchkin. Admittedly, there are worse ways … Continue reading Weekly Geekly: 8.21.2015
I've been spending an inordinate amount of time watching Table Top videos at Geek & Sundry lately, amassing a fairly massive wishlist of games that I want someone to buy me for Christmas (or for Tuesday, I'm an equal opportunity gift receiver). My game cabinet situation would suggest that we already have tons of games to … Continue reading Game Night: Our Favorites
This week's writing prompts at Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop are: 1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous August and write a poem or a blog post. 2. Who needs a vacation when you can spend your summer doing this… 3. List 8 things you’re looking forward to and/or list 8 things you are dreading about sending … Continue reading #tbt Pictures from August (all of them)
It was actually a game afternoon. Our plans for the day had been foiled by a car that opted not to play along with my intentions of going grocery shopping, so I had the brilliant idea to play some favorite games (we also played Connect Four and The Princess Cupcake Game) with the kids to … Continue reading Game Night: Apples to Apples Kids Edition