Category: Backyard Fun

These memories are all about things that specifically happened in our backyard, also known as AmaraLand.

Amara’s Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Grandma Kc wrote this on August 17th, 2014 14 Replies

Last night when Amara came over she asked if I had seen the YouTube video of Bill Gates doing the ALS challenge. I had seen lots of them on the news but I hadn’t seen this one so we immediately headed for my computer! It was then she decided that she would be doing it Read the Rest

Christmas Victory

Grandma Kc wrote this on January 2nd, 2013 11 Replies

We found Amara in bed in tears on Christmas Eve morning. She had spent the night with us so that Mommy and Daddy could go to a grownup party. She awoke to the sound of pouring rain and thought it was snowing. Then she looked out the window only to find rain. She told me Read the Rest

Memories on a Swing

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 11th, 2012 10 Replies

Early this year my blog buddy Lisa over at Grandmas Briefs did a post about looking forward to 2012 and posing the question… “What’s the one word you hope defines 2012?” You should read it, it will really make you think. My word was “Rewound”. I wanted to go back to doing all the things Read the Rest

The Summer of the Sunflowers

Grandma Kc wrote this on May 31st, 2012 10 Replies

This is another episode of Previously on Amara and is from the summer of 2009. Amara would have been five years old and would start kindergarten in the fall. It was the summer of the sunflowers. It was also the summer of Aunt Sandy and Uncle Mark but that is a memory all of it’s Read the Rest

Our Experiment Failed

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 6th, 2011 11 Replies

I have some beautiful yellow Conca d’ Oro lilies that grow under our bedroom window. These lily bulbs were a gift from Amara’s Mommy 4 or 5 years ago and I just love them. This year they are not quite as pretty as they were last year but that is my own fault. I waited Read the Rest

It’s Our Anniversary

Grandma Kc wrote this on May 7th, 2011 5 Replies

Six years ago this morning Grampy and I got married. It was a wonderful day and the weather was California perfect. Amara was only 13 months old and she stole the show! She was such a pretty little flower girl. Our wedding was a family event. Amara’s Daddy gave me away. Her Mommy was my Read the Rest