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jan moon
Born and raised in God's country
I'm a registered nurse; happily married with 5 kids: son (16), daughter (14), son (10), twins (6)
Interests: knitting, running, reading, photography, sewing
Recent Activity
Today at church, Randy was being ordained as an Elder. That, in itself, is pretty neat....but what made my heart smile, was that I had decided to take Asher, Ellori and Asa to the 11:00 service to show our support.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Five Little Moons
Asa is my sweetest little guy ever.....I have 5 kids and love them all dearly, but Asa always seem to say the most touching sentiments to me, at the right exact time. Last week, we were snuggled up in bed,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at Five Little Moons
Attempting to update my blog....still having difficutly with the banner. I did manage to upload my favorite 2011 photos! Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at Five Little Moons
Dear Bailey, I remember how busy life was when you came into our lives. I also remember how utterly precious I thought you were, and continue to be, to me. You had the tiniest features, and beautiful lips. You were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2011 at Five Little Moons
On Thursday of last week, Ellori had an appointment for her Kindergarten testing. We told her that she was just going to play games with the teacher, and to have fun. Asa and I went downstairs to watch the basketball... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at Five Little Moons
Yellow beets, or maybe called Golden beets.... But I LOVE THEM! Cooked just until they are softened a little, but still crunchy, served with balsamic vinegar. Voilà! And so good for you! Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2011 at Five Little Moons
I was just emailed about the middle school girls basketball team coaching position. Bailey is done playing at Curtis, so I won't miss any of her games. It's only a 10 week commitment, and it's paid. I'm excited about the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2011 at Five Little Moons
It's magical outside....for the kids. It started snowing last night; just a dusting. This morning, between 9:30 and 10:30 it decided to really SNOW! The kids played in it all day; Asher slid down all the little hills after he... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2010 at Five Little Moons
Today our twins turned 5! It has gone so fast; I am so grateful that I have another year with them before they actually start Kindergarten. They are very energentuc kids, and they love each other. Asa is still my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Five Little Moons
Conner and Bailey started school today. I have a high schooler.... Conner is a freshman, and Bailey is an 8yh grader at Curtis Jr High. Conner is as tall as I am: 5'10" and weighs 130 lbs, Bailey is 5'2"... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Five Little Moons
My little sister and her family just got back from camping at Steamboat Rock, and yesterday she sent me a picture that just brought a smile to my face. Let me explain: My parents had 3 girls in 4 years... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2010 at Five Little Moons
My parents gave me a gift certificate on my birthday, but just gave me this Sewing Bible for when I get back to my sewing projects. I haven't made anything lately, but it seems like a really great resource for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2010 at Five Little Moons
If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would decline, for life would no longer teach me anything. - Allyson Jones Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at Five Little Moons
Today started out horrible: I accidentally locked the keys in my truck, before I got our coffee out. I was visting a friend, had bought coffee and Asa shut the door before I grabbed my keys. It was my fault,... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2010 at Five Little Moons
I had the best birthday ever...yesterday. My family remembered to say Happy Birthday in the morning, and my daughter text-ed me with good wishes. All my friends on Facebook sent me wishes, and that really helped to jump start my... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Five Little Moons
I have completely neglected my blog lately; I have recently joined the world of Facebook. I really enjoy connecting with other people through reading little snippets of their lives, but in the process I have not added to my blog.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2010 at Five Little Moons
Had a short one today before my class at the was "yum". Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at Five Little Moons
Bailey turned 13 at 8:38pm tonight. We had a great day! It started out with coffee at the bus stop for her and Amanda; then the twins and I brought balloons and homemade chocolate fudge cupcakes to her classroom. Mom... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at Five Little Moons
It seems I've been pulled in too many directions.... keeping up with my kid's schedules, working, attempting to add to and read FB (which I see now is very time consuming), and add to my blog. I'm also trying to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at Five Little Moons
This little pear pin cushion came in the mail today from my Sheboygan friend, Natalie. She is so creative; she made the little flower tag that held the tissue paper together as well! I LOVE IT!! thank you so much,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2010 at Five Little Moons
I'm so excited. Starbucks just announced that you can get a tall BOLD drip coffee for only $1.50, changing blends every week (Sun. thru Mon.) for the next 8 weeks. If you try their BOLD choice of the week, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2010 at Five Little Moons
I had a great day. Our team actually won a game; everyone played great! My lil sister and I went to see Meryl Streep, and Alec Baldwin at the Blue Mouse (it used to be the Bijou). Very funny movie,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at Five Little Moons