I’ve gone through some Halloween phases.. From thinking we shouldn’t do it at all, to attending the “harvest fest” at church, to our current situation of dressing up and getting some candy. How can I ignore the lovely in my children dressing up in cute costumes and smearing chocolate on their faces?! It’s the best,… Read More A Lovely Halloween
My two older children, J and Lil spent the night with my in-laws the other night. My little girl loves her grandma and they stayed up a little late. She finally fell asleep a little after midnight. No big deal, right? We were at their house today and my father-in-law was talking about J. He… Read More The Words of My Mouth
I want to share my food journey. How I’m currently rocking my second Whole30, working on my eczema and stomach issues. But I can’t share about how I feel about food without sharing all my food details. How my unhealthy relationship began. Where it began. If I was going to learn to eat healthy I… Read More The Catalyst For My Food Journey
The other day my little girl told me that sometimes I am a mean mom. That when I yell, I scare everyone. Well damn if that didn’t knock me back. These kids know exactly how to get down to it and just tell you how it is. I can see that my oldest is just… Read More Dealing with Frustration
With the release of Destiny 2 tonight at midnight, I thought I would write up what brought my to my gaming hobby! It used to really bother me when my hubby played video games. He works outside and in the summer it can be 12 hour days. So he would come home and maybe eat… Read More I Am A Gamer
Rain days are special around my house. Rain means that daddy may get off work and we’ll get to have some special time with him! When J was younger, as soon as it started to rain we would run to the front porch and do a rain dance for daddy to come home! We… Read More Rain Days
Of course I post this beautiful, lovely post about my chickens and then disaster strikes.. First I should back up a few years. We’re driving to my family’s lake house for Christmas and I needed to get some last minute wrapping paper. We stopped at the WalMart in the little town. And I’m talking less… Read More A Chicken Disaster
Our local farm store had little baby cheeping chicks. They’re adorable and fluffy. And you just have to buy one. Or nine. We used to have chickens when we were in our second year of marriage. We had gone to the aforementioned farm store and the same exact thing happened. I had just turned 22… Read More A Rooster Dilemma
Over the past few years I’ve tried a few different grocery pick-up systems.You go online, order your groceries and then show up to the store and either go inside and pick up your stuff or just wait in your car and they bring it to you. And that sounds like a dream, right? When I’ve… Read More Can you make grocery shopping lovely?
Oh the feeling when your baby (which may be your last) turns one. Can you still call him a baby? Is he a toddler now? What if I don’t want him to be a toddler.. No matter what he is officially titled now, I wanted to go a different route for his birthday celebration. We’ve… Read More Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Birthday Celebration!