STOP YELLING Challenge winner was…

The winner of the STOP YELLING challenge was...Daddy! Congratulations 🙂 We're going to do another challenge over the next two days. Now that we're all home from school and work it is a little more difficult. After less than 24 hrs here is where we all stand... Current coins left: Isaiah: 0 Aaron: 13 Mama: 13 [...]

Who Will Win The Jackpot?

Who will win the jackpot? For 48 hours beginning at 8:46PM this evening the Mellix family is competing in a "STOP YELLING" challenge. The rules are simple: Each contestant starts off with 20 pennies. If you yell one of your pennies goes in the JACKPOT bucket. On Friday at 8:46PM we will meet back in the kitchen to [...]

My Lost Car & Facial Peel

I've misplaced my car keys a million times. Yesterday was the first time I lost my car. Let me begin by admitting my husband offered to walk me to my car. At the time I thought his offer was ridiculous. No thank you sir! I am a grown woman and we are parked at opposite [...]

Hyperactive Puppies Saving The World

Sometimes I think my oldest is part puppy. I've been home for less than 2 hours and I am drained. Just watching him run, skip, and leap around my house makes me incredibly sleepy. In his eyes my couch is one of those boosters on the road in a video game. Those ramps that increase your speed just before you [...]

X-Box One Cheat Codes

Inside the Lego Marvel Avengers X-Box game there is information about an online survey you can fill out to unlock cheat codes. I was helping Isaiah fill it out after work today and he had a little trouble with the following question... 6. Did you see any bugs or glitches in the game? Isaiah: "I [...]

When I Grow Up…

Aaron: When I grow up I'm going to have a Lamborghini. Isaiah: Well, Lamborghinis don't turn well. Aaron: Yeah they do. Isaiah: No. Uncle Zach told me so they don't turn well. Nathan and I just stare at each other trying hard not to laugh. Nathan: Aaron, how are you going to afford a Lamborghini? [...]

Can you stop by the bank?

I was sitting at the kitchen table attempting to update a few things online for my husband's website. I had a plate sitting next to my laptop with a slice of cheese pizza and cheesy bread on it. Aaron runs/skips/dances/twirls over to me from the living room and says: "Hey mama! Tomorrow can you go [...]

Dishwashers & Squirt Guns

My husband and oldest son were loading the dishwasher tonight. Sounds great, right? Husband: "Isaiah! Come here...which soap did you put in?" He points to the blue bottle of dish soap. They both stare down at the dishwasher as it continues to vomit out a tremendous amount of bubbles. Husband: "Go grab some towels...quick!" Trying [...]