Author Archives: jvanvleet

Our home in a dome – the inside scoop

It has now been exactly one full month since we started moving into our geodome home (click to read if you missed that post). After several weeks of enduring the stress of packing, moving, unpacking, allowing way too many occurrences … Continue reading

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The beginning of our GeoDome adventure!

So this is kind of crazy. Are you ready for this exciting news?? The Van Vleets are home owners again!! But this is not just any kind of home. We purchased a geodome! “A what???”, you might be asking (and … Continue reading

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I am one proud momma!!!

I hope to sit down soon and post a blog that goes into more detail about our homeschooling and the new program we have been a part of this past year. But until that happens, this is a little snippet … Continue reading

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Some Very Snowy Days

Lots of snow was not something our winter days could boast of this past season. But as February was coming to an end, we were at last able to close out the month seeing those Rocky Mountains to our West … Continue reading

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Qwirkle Update

Back in the summer of 2011, I did this little post on one of our favorite family games, Qwirkle. Well it is still a beloved choice for entertainment to us, and brings much joy and laughter to many of our … Continue reading

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Texas cousins visit at Thanksgiving

My mom and sister Courtney, along with her family all joined us in Colorado for Thanksgiving this past year. My nephew Brayden had come to Colorado with two missions to accomplish. The first was to make a dirt cake, and … Continue reading

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J.R.R. Tolkien, my apologies, I tried…

I have always loved the creativity my girls have shown when it comes to their wishes for a birthday theme and cake idea. Over the years we have had a Robin Hood party, a fireworks party, a school party, a … Continue reading

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