Category: Family

Tricks and Treats

• October 31, 2014 • Comments (0)






Tricks and Treats By Renee Bodkin   I need to be honest with you — Halloween is not my favorite holiday.  Not for any specific reason.  It just isn’t my thing.  As the boys get older Halloween is seemingly becoming less and less exciting for me so in a quest for gratitude – I wanted […]






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Grateful for a Day to Clean

• October 18, 2014 • Comments (0)






Grateful for a Day to Clean By Renee Bodkin We have been “go, go, go”.  Our lifestyle has always been one where we are busy but now with the new motor home – the Bounder – we are gone and busy and on the road even more.  This weekend was one of the first where […]






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Strength to Write This

• September 24, 2014 • Comments (0)






 Strength to Write This By Renee Bodkin   Not all days are good but there is good in each day. I have a secret.  I yell more than I should.  I could make a boatload of excuses – Hello, I have 3 boys who suck the life out of me and my patience goes from plenty to none […]






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Grateful for Ramblings and Disarray

• September 22, 2014 • Comments (0)






  Grateful for Ramblings and Disarray By Renee Bodkin   The house will never be completely clean.  The yard will never be perfectly manicured.   I’d rather spend my time doing meaningful things and making memories.  Sometimes I feel guilty when I get to the end of a weekend (or heck the end of the summer) and […]






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So Many Blessings But…

• August 14, 2014 • Comments (0)






So Many Blessings But… By Renee Bodkin   I am a glass is half full kinda person.  I just am.  I have so many Blessings to share on my blog… why is it that I pick up my laptop to write when I am frustrated, worried and stressed?!    We just got home from 4 […]






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Gratitude Impacts Attitude

• July 31, 2014 • Comments (0)






Gratitude Impacts Attitude By Renee Bodkin   It is evident that I’m a stinky daily blogger.  At this point in time.  Maybe someday I’ll find a routine that facilitates daily blogging.  Right now is not necessarily that time.    Though one thing is for sure – Gratitude Impacts Attitude. That was the phrase that popped into […]






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Dance Recital Time – Day 160

• June 14, 2014 • Comments (0)






Dance Recital Time – Day 160 By Renee Bodkin   Today was the annual Dance Recital!!  Grateful to be able to watch my beautiful nieces dance!!  They are adorable… and amazing!!   Kudos to Adell’s School of Dance on a job well done!! This was Georgia’s first year and Alissa’s second year dancing.  They are so […]






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Star Wars Bison Game – Day 154

• June 8, 2014 • Comments (0)






Star Wars Bison Game – Day 154 By Renee Bodkin Yesterday was a long, fun day!!  After the merit badge class we went to the Buffalo Bisons Star Wars Night!!  It was fantastic!!  An amazing night!!  Before the game… light sabers and lots of characters!!  The game itself was fun with a Star Wars themed […]






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Merit Badges – Day 153

• June 7, 2014 • Comments (0)






Merit Badges – Day 153 By Renee Bodkin   Today was another merit badge opportunity!  Both Ben and Seb spent time today taking a merit badge class for Digital Technology.  They worked this past week getting pre-requisites done and then had the opportunity to meet with a group of Boy Scouts and Mr. Eric (a […]






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Fantasy Island – Day 146

• May 31, 2014 • Comments (0)






Fantasy Island – Day 146 By Renee Bodkin Today we purchased our Family Fun Passes for Fantasy Island!! This will be the second year having the passes.  Last summer we decided to take the plunge and get the family passes since we live so close and it’s a nice thing to do when you have […]






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