Family, Food, Humor

Award-Winning Chili that God Would Approve Of

  Back in December, I wrote about how people found my blog in 2018, and one of the searches was "award-winning child cookie recipe" which is just silly. And messed up as well. But it was as I was typing this blog post that I remembered that search and thought, WHOA, WAS IT A PREMONITION… Continue reading Award-Winning Chili that God Would Approve Of

Family, Homeschool, Motherhood

How is Homeschooling Going?

  First, I need to be honest and tell you that I didn't even think I could cut it as a homeschool mom. I had pinned homeschool ideas for years before we took the plunge in preparation for possibly/maybe homeschooling Ella. Rather, I took the plunge. Because let's face it, Ella had no idea what was involved.… Continue reading How is Homeschooling Going?

Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

  I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.   I know, it's almost shocking to myself as well. To make you feel better, it's an every other week gig and the… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Family, Homeschool, Humor

So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now

  I have a secret and I have no idea why it's a secret. I am homeschooling Ella. I started over a week ago, and I haven't really told anyone outside of my circle (other than homeschool groups on Facebook, then breaking the news to my Instagram followers). No real reason other than I don't… Continue reading So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now

Family, Favorite Things, Humor

Hamsters Are Cool-You Should Get One

  You really should. I've noticed that since getting a hamster, I have been less stressed out, and just kind of even. Even, man. I do believe that our hamster Nibbles is directly responsible for this behavior. That and it's just good to have another living thing dependent on me I mean, Ella. Yes, I… Continue reading Hamsters Are Cool-You Should Get One