Making a Bad Day Good

Sarabeth and I started this new tradition. I wish we had thought of it years ago. Like most everyone else in the world, Mondays are a huge upset to the Toy family. Mondays are like a knife that punctures the weekend and severs us from the sweet time we’ve been able to spend together theContinue reading “Making a Bad Day Good”

5+1 = …4?

Well, tomorrow night our family will be growing. Not in the way that you might think. We’re still waiting on background checks from all the states we’ve lived in in the past five years (California, Florida, Washington State…). The state of Kentucky, like any state, won’t approve anyone to foster-to-adopt until they have proof ofContinue reading “5+1 = …4?”

Customer Etiquette: 10 Tips on How to be a Good Customer

I ¬†couldn’t resist sharing this. I wrote this a couple of years back when I worked in retail. Have fun, laugh at yourself, and share with your shopping-crazy friends and family members. Remember, retail workers are people too! Customer Etiquette: 10 Tips on How to be a Good Customer As you gear up for yourContinue reading “Customer Etiquette: 10 Tips on How to be a Good Customer”


I thought it would be a fun Friday treat to give you guys a look into our home life. In this post you’ll find a link to the blog Sarabeth maintains about the three dogs we have living with us in our ¬†loft. The purpose for her blog is so that her sister and brother-in-lawContinue reading “Puppies!”