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Author: Sara Noel

Behind this lovely memorial bench…

Is a dumpster with feral cats and raccoons. My kids wanted to catch and save them all. Let’s go kids. We can have a little rabies with our ice cream another time. Zachary asked me if I had ever seen a live raccoon. He then asked why he was 11 years old and just now seeing his first raccoon. Well, now you can see them ANYTIME we come here. LOL Here’s a link and book options of things every kid should do: http://www.powerslake.k12.nd.us/ELEM/Classroom/Faul/101Things.html Amazon.com Widgets Please note, they don’t say see a live raccoon. sigh. Still winnnnning. LOL Here’s...

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and they’re off..

I have had a lot of guilt for years because we waited so long to teach the kids how to ride bikes. It wasn’t like we never tried. It’s just that we tried in ways that were too hard and frustrating. This year, I was inspired by this youtube video: Who knew it was really This easy to teach a kid to ride a bike? I still start to cry when I see Ally and Zachary riding their bikes. It came so easy to Ally and Zachary didn’t give up even after multiple bruises and scrapes. It’s truly one...

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I scream, you scream

We’re out of cotton candy ice cream Ice cream is magical. I have fond memories of a local dairy that served the best homemade ice cream. They sold candies such as candy dots, wax bottles and giant pixie sticks, too. The line would form outside the door. My family took me there a lot during the summer. Instead of driving on the expressway, we’d go the back country road just so we could stop in there. I always had such a hard time picking a flavor, so would often get different flavored scoops with plenty of sprinkles. Their waffle...

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