Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from Menya!         We enjoyed our holiday celebration! It has become our tradition to make pumpkin pancakes for Halloween breakfast.   Then we had a Halloween-themed school day, which the kids were thrilled about. Another tradition for us is carving our pumpkins on Halloween day.   The kids were pretty…

First Day of School

We didn’t have much of a summer break, but after taking a couple of weeks off, school is back in session in the Osborn house! This year we have a second grader, a first grader and a preschooler!  I decided that even though we aren’t going back to school in the traditional sense that I could…

Virtual Tour

    Drumroll please… Here is the house!  Imagine you are walking through the front door with us.  First you come into the mudroom.   If you turned around here’s what you would see.  That’s the front door (and a few others that haven’t been hung yet.) Then comes the dining area complete with table…

America Day

I think I go a little overboard when it comes to holidays.  I might be a little crazy.  But my kids aren’t learning The Star Spangled Banner in school, or saying the pledge everyday, and no one else is decorating with red, white and blue, or blaring “God Bless the USA,” or shooting off fireworks.…

Namesake

Recently a lady adopted a baby and came to show it to us.  (She actually rescued the baby.  It was a moving story.  The mother was young and didn’t want to have a baby and was going to let it die.)  When she came to show us the baby, Katie and I jokingly told her…