Reality Shots

Fun, everyday, keeping-it-real, reality shots.

Family Moments

2013 came and went so quickly that I hardly remember what happened. There were some big changes, such as Catherine moving to the Midwest, Robear graduating with her Masters Degree, and Jens getting married. In looking back and remembering...

Fun Friday: Sweet Baby Pic

Caught… eating the Jenga pieces. “They’re tasty. Is that a problem?” “Forget Jenga. I’m coming for the camera.” April

Oh, Brother!

As the youngest, Squash has had to suffer through many siblings falling in love, but it doesn’t change how annoying that can be…

Real Human Food…The Joy of Graham Crackers

I am pretty sure I look something like this when I eat graham crackers. There’s something about their grainy, sweet, crunchy-ness that turns on the Cookie Monster inside of me. I’m talking about the real Cookie Monster from...

Happy New Year 2013 Everyone!

Last year was great with some great ups and a few downs as normal life goes.  Our family tradition is to count down to midnight, then go out on the porch with pots and pans and bang out the old year and ring in the new year as loudly as...

Our New Pet

A few weeks ago my husband, the sports addict, and I discovered we had added a new pet to the family. Not a real pet thank goodness. No it’s just the sound of a pet without the other aspects of upkeep. What pet? A parakeet. A very...

Happy Birthday Robear

Wishing our wonderful mother and grandmother a Happy Birthday! You are the best! Love your seven amazing kids, two son-in-laws, and 7.5 grand-kids.

2011 END???

Where did this year go? Looking around at all the other blogs on the internet I just figured out that it’s the end of the year! So this morning I’ve been looking around here at Home Hinges and I am shocked.  We managed to...

More Pic From Jens’ Homecoming

So it’s been two weeks since our cute missionary brother came home from Chile. Yesterday we got him his first cell phone and inducted him into the new world of technology. But the day he came home was a great day. There were all...

Weekend Reality Shot: Girls Day

Every so often we have a “Girls Day”. This always seems like a good idea, but the reality of dragging a teenager and 4 young girls around sets in by the end of the day. That is when you distract them with sugar and take a break...