It’s a Gem of a Day

Aw shucks--just gonna say it.  I love this man.  A whole heap.  Please join me in wishing my Mr. Diamond  the happiest of birthdays ever today.  I am thrilled that I am winging my way across the blue skies to spend some much needed time together. I realize that this isn't much of a post but hey---I am giving you all a break from reading and going easy on you.  The next couple weeks may I may not be as prolific on It's Just Life as I normally am but never fear---I will be around. … [Read more...]

June 6th—A Day to Remember

June 6th is a day to remember.  D -Day.  From Wikipedia: The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the invasion of German-occupied western Europe and contributed to an Allied victory in the war. But in our household D-Day was also A-Day.  Our youngest, Aaron, surprised us by coming 6 weeks … [Read more...]

Teapot Tuesday!

A new one added last week for my birthday from my mom!!!!  I love it!!!!   … [Read more...]

My Favorite 27 Year Old!!!

Happy Birthday, Micah!!!  We love you heaps! … [Read more...]

It’s My Birthday Boy!

It's a birthday celebration today!!!  Yipppeeeeeee!   Our youngest, Aaron, turns 23 today!  I know I am way too young to have a 23 and 26 year old but when you consider that I got married at the tender age of 5 it all fits!   I love my boys and am so doggone proud of them and just have to embarrass them with cutsie pictures every time I get a chance so here it goes!  Just a few this time, Aaron!  Not too incriminating or embarrassing!!!   Check em out and join me in wishing the hippest 23 year … [Read more...]

From Preemie to a Ripe Old Age of 22

Today is our "baby's " 22nd birthday! Hard to believe that that cute little baby who decided to pop into the world 6 weeks (at a whopping 5 pounds 10 ounces) early is now 22, a college grad and a fabulous young man! We are blessed. Of course a mama gets a little nostalgic around birthdays and remembers all the cool parties along the way. Doubt that Aaron would want that McDonald's party anymore! I always tried to make birthdays extra special because that was one thing I remember about my … [Read more...]

A Belated Birthday Wish!!!!

I was having problems blogging yesterday for some reason and wanted to give a shout out to my fabulous sister in law---Colleen!!!   You all know that I have my very own big sis whom I love heaps but I also have a "baby sis" in my sister in law, Colleen!   I love her!  We always have a fabulous time when we are together and there is always much laughter!!! Colleen is a special person---as a teacher of some of the students who have the most difficulty learning --she has found her niche and has … [Read more...]