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i am who I am: a mom, a photo junkie and a creative wanna be. I so wish I were creative
Interests: Photography, scrapbook design, travel and reading. I, of course, totally dig my kids and my adorable husband, Cass,
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September 11, 2001 began not much differently than September 11,2010.Similar to today, it was a glorious autumnal type day. The air was cool and crisp after an extraordinarily hot summer. Sammi went off to preschool and Cass went off to the fire house. I grabbed a cup of coffee, retrieved... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Does the thought of camping send you running for the nearest spa? Well, fear no more – “glamping” is the newest way to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort and style. Combining two words that aren’t often heard together, glamour and camping, this new trend in vacationing offers the best... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 8, 2010 at Simply Deluxe Details
Jaime Curtis – one of the talented women behind the ultra-inspiring Prudent Baby – was kind enough to share this fabulous Mod Podge Tile Coasters tutorial with us! via So cool. Now I know what to do with all my leftover scrap paper Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
We awoke yesterday to the most glorious blue sky, speckled ever so slightly with fluffy, marshmallow clouds, a day that could not have been any more perfect for Jeremiah’s Kite Party. via Wow. Crazy inspiring dessert table Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Anyone who know me is well aware how I hate excuses. I am a big fan of owning your actions. If you don't want to own the action, don't do it. I'm always telling the kids that excuses are only a sign of bad character. If you have to make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
We are struggling with getting the kids back into a routine. Yes, we have just under a month until school starts, but it takes a bit of time. All four of mine seem to have their days and nights mixed up. stumbled upon this idea this morning while perusing some... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Stalking blogs for baby shower and themed birthday inspiration. We are hosting a baby shower for my sister in law in September. The following week is Nana's 100th birthday party. I officially hit inspiration overload. My head is filled to the brink of explosion with ideas. It's so cluttered I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Had my pre-op appt this morning. We all got a few good laughs Dr G "you are young and healthy so there's no need for any pre-op testing" and walks out of the room to double check that my family doc had given the ok. Cass and I give each... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Steph, I really am very sorry this happened to you. The way you've handled it is very admirable. This never should have happened
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2010 on i've been thinking at Stephanie Howell
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My heart aches for the families of the two fallen firefighters in Bridgeport. It's an ache which begins deep in the chest and swells until there's no option other than heartbreak. It's a piercing feeling of sadness and horror as we witness the fierce and unrelenting reality of what Cass'... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Summertime! There is so much I love about it. The sweet smell of honeysuckle, crash of the waves at the beach and late night manhunt games in the backyard. The freedom summer allows us is just something I find difficult to give up. Each time I contemplate going back to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Headed out for a taste of the mountain life this afternoon. It's no secret that I'm not all that fond of camping. Actually, I shouldn't really say that. I do enjoy it once we are there. Cass loves it and I think the kids are just as enthralled by it.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
"Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved." ~ Susan Diane Murphree RIP, Todd Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
One of the most comforting blessings in life and death: I've carried this blessing in my heart for many years now. I think of it often, especially in times of hardship. I associate the words within the blessing with hope. Each time I think of it I am comforted. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Today is one of my friends' 18th wedding anniversaries. Beside making me feel really old, it made me think quite abit about how blessed I've been through the years to have made so many wonderful friends. I am lucky enough to have many lifelong friends. Lifelong friends are unique. They... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Thanks Claire. It was. We had a marvelous day. Hope the rest of your vacation was great and you had an uneventful trip home!
We are home from a magnificent weekend with the family and a quick trip to NYC for Samantha's 13th bday. Hope to get a post up tomorrow with some photos Glad to be home. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
(photo taken at Sunset celebration Key West, Florida 8/23/2009) As we begin what is traditionally referred to as the Independence weekend and we celebrate at BBQ's with our friends and family, let us remember, what this day is meant to be. We re a very patriotic family. We strive to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
technically speaking, he lost himself. Thx :-)
Yesterday, was a fabulous summer day. Kids Boys were up early and got ready with very little protesting. They were excited about heading out. Sam, on the other hand, had received a ticket to the midnight showing of Eclipse and got home about 2:30 am so she was far from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
Right now, I'm wondering if I'll survive her teenage years! but I sure do love her new haircut~ Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page..... Tonight, while Cass was settling in, given me the run down of his weekend at work, day at Backus and cleaning out his bag, he handed me a copy of an editorial from last week... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
It won't surprise anyone to hear that I am not a fan of Monday. I never have been This is our first Monday of the summer and our first official day with my nephew here. Last night, just before bed, I turned on the weather. It said today would be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
I get nothing done My three sons Yeah, they are a bit older now (11,8 & 6) but goodness gracious are they a lot of work Priceline,VRBO, tourguidemike, Disboards aka my VOCD (vacation planning obsessive compulsive disorder) Cindy Lou Who Who.......our new Beagle who is quickly becoming the nemesis, albeit... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos
It's 8:24 AM. All three (3) boys are still asleep. We don't have ANYWHERE we HAVE to be this morning. This could possibly be the first Saturday of choice this year. We get to choose what we want to do instead of already being committed to something. To me, that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2010 at Creative Casady Chaos