The Friedman Fam Update!

Craig thinks he is so funny – he rearranged my “Summer lovin’ had me a blast” sign to this ? I asked him what an ass BLT is and he said a nasty BLT sandwich ?‍♀️

But we really are having a blast. Last night we went from pool to bike ride to bedtime movie. I got a new swim suit and loved it! I took a chance on a new website online. I love their suits so much I’m working on establishing an affiliate relationship with them – more to come soon!

When I took Gannon to the doctor last week, Carver got a day on the farm with Craig.

He was SO excited. He got to haul loads, take a ranger ride, eat ice cream, ride in the tractor with Tom, it was so sweet that they welcomed him into their day and Carver is STILL talking about it.

Sneak peek of the bathroom cupboards! Just waiting to get the final installation! EEEK!!

The boys got an eye exam today – no glasses yet! ? They were difficult to wrangle but Sherry was SO patient and kind and understanding. She didn’t make me feel embarrassed for how naughty the boys were. She really made a difference.

Gannon has this habit of spoiling himself any time we enter a doctors office ? so THAT was an issue too! I didn’t think I’d need to bring the full diaper bag in just for a quick eye exam – my boys have always done that!

Carver got some FAN mail from a blog reader who sent him some fabric with tools on it! From being a farmer to SO PROUD of his tool fabric ?

Being he loves “twilting” with Grandma Joey, he wanted a picture of her and him and the fabric ? just like Joey takes pictures of her quilts!

That’s all I have folks! This little guy learned what a kitty says and it’s the cutest thing ever! Making progress every day!



  1. Jeanie
    July 11, 2020 / 12:56 pm

    Your blog header is suddenly taking up over half the page on my laptop, so very hard to read in the lower part only. What’s up with this?

    • July 11, 2020 / 7:07 pm

      Mine, too. I can’t even see the complete photos. 2/3 header and 1/3 is the blog. Sorry, not a fan.

  2. Ellie
    July 11, 2020 / 1:53 pm

    You new set up is clean and modern looking but I wish the header were smaller. I read on a tablet and it takes up about 1/3 of the page so I can’t see a complete photo at once. So glad Carver had fun at the farm. He will remember that for a long time!

  3. Susan the Farm Quilter
    July 11, 2020 / 8:26 pm

    Sorry to whine, but I’m with the other commenters…the header is huge – takes up half my screen and doesn’t move up when I scroll down to read your blog. The pictures lose their effect when I can only see part of them at a time. Love the built-in step-stool in the bathroom – the boys will have fun and it will definitely make anything at the sink easier!! Glad the boys don’t have to have glasses.

  4. July 11, 2020 / 10:13 pm

    Same here with the header. I can’t see a full photo or the text above/below it without scrolling back and forth. Can there be an option to “unpin” it somehow?

    Love seeing what’s happening with the Friedman family. Your boys are adorable!

  5. Kim LeMere
    July 11, 2020 / 10:38 pm

    Hope you can fix the header issue for us all. I really like the picture of Carver on the Farm, he looks so happy. How nice to find an eye exam place with someone who can be patient with children, its so important to do. Glad your family is using the pool. I’m waiting to see what Carver and Grandma Joey make with that cute fabric.

  6. DebMac
    July 12, 2020 / 1:14 am

    Your header takes up half my screen, very hard to read.

  7. Gloria Gleason
    July 12, 2020 / 1:47 am

    Nice to have the pool for cool downs and relaxing, conversation, and fun!
    We took our son to the dentist when he was 3. Wonderful idea!! Especially great for keeping an eye on their “bite”, pre-orthodontics when permanent teeth show up, appliances in case there is an underbite. Son is 45 now and it was all worth it.

  8. July 12, 2020 / 2:14 am

    Hey, Carver! What are you and Grandma Joey going to make with your cool tool fabric? Whatever you decide, have BIG fun with your “fan mail”!

  9. Joy
    July 12, 2020 / 3:11 am

    Sorry but I couldn’t finish reading because of the header issue. Hope it’s fixed soon.

  10. Judy
    July 14, 2020 / 10:39 pm

    Yes, your header takes up 3/4 of my screen so I have about an inch of space to read about your delightful family. Hoping you can fix this glitch as I really enjoy your adventures with your kiddos.

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