I wrote this post two days after our hamster died. I preface this post with that statement because I don't want you all to worry about me. Sobbing about a dead hamster two weeks later. Not that there is anything wrong with that but I needed to write this out at that moment and I… Continue reading On Painting Bedrooms and Dying Hamsters
For those who live outside of the Midwest, you may be unfamiliar with Door County, Wisconsin. It is a lovely place in the upper Midwest that is surrounded by water; on one side is Green Bay (yes, it's an actual body of water and not just a football team), and the other side is Lake… Continue reading Door Bleepin’ County
Britney Spears sure has the pulse on where my youngest is right now in her life. Surely not a little girl anymore, definitely not a woman. This reflects on her clothing style, as well as her room at home. She is feeling out who she wants to be and I kind of love that. It… Continue reading The “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” Room Makeover
Everywhere I look, I am seeing the words "end of summer" and it is making me mad. Summer doesn't officially end until September 23rd but here we are talking about how summer is ending because the kids are going back to school. I hate this time of year. HATE. IT. Hated it when I was… Continue reading Stop Saying “End of Summer”
Many years ago on this blog, I would write a post weekly (back when I used to write two to three times weekly WHO THE HELL WAS I?) titled Three Things. I only ended up writing 11 of those posts back in 2011, and then abruptly stopped. Essentially it was three things I did… Continue reading Three Good Things
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
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?