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Friday, July 23, 2010

Summertime chaos

Wow, sorry to have not posted anything since March. I looked back and that was around the last craft fair, which always leads to craziness, then the end of school, and summer travels, as well as summer school work for the kids, and house repairs for my and never seems to end.

Anyway, we are getting tighter with our grocery budget, not really because we are more financially limited but because hubby will be starting a new job and will be "buying back" his prior govt (military) service, which means that we need to have the money ready. By doing this, he'll be applying his military time towards government retirement, which isn't a bad thing.

In the meantime, I'm up to my eyeballs in new craft items and trying to keep the children relatively safe this summer, while taxi-ing them to swim lessons, etc. wow....seems like it wasn't that long ago that summer vacation started, and now it's already almost over.....but before school starts back up, there are: doctors appointments, vet appointments (new kitten), teeth to be extracted (DD again), paperwork to be filled out, lessons to learn, sewing to be taught, recipes to be experimented