Friday Mish-Mash

Hello! Happy Friday! Even though this week wasn't particularly daunting, I still feel like I need a weekend. I was thinking recently how I'd like to make it to the gym once a week, or something, but that I don't want to pay a babysitter in order to get that done. Oh, well. There will... Continue Reading →

Reorganizing Our Medical Supplies

When I burned my foot this week, I learned a frustrating truth--our bandaids were not easily accessible. It wasn't that big a deal to get down the big, plastic container and rifle through its contents when one of the kids needed a bandaid. However, when I was the one in desperate need of medical supplies right this second, I... Continue Reading →

Scared of the School Bus

When I was a kid, I distinctly remember being nervous whenever I stepped outside in the morning to do my chores. We didn't live on a farm or anything like that--just a 3/4 acre plot with a house and a large shed. We had some rabbits, chickens, and dogs, and us kids were expected to... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Updates 4/19/17

Every so often I'm just astounded by how quickly the years tick by, am I right? It's already the middle of April. Geez... Currently... Watching: You guys... I finished CSI. I don't know how long I've been watching it... at least six months... Given that there are 337 episodes, I should feel embarrassed to admit that it only... Continue Reading →

Simple Cloth Napkins

Every so often through my nearly 7 years of marriage, I've made a tweak to our daily lives that makes the day-to-day more functional and beautiful. Perhaps the most obvious and ordinary change was to stop using paper napkins and use washable ones instead. I grew up using disposable napkins, and in a family with eight... Continue Reading →

Friday Mish-Mash

You know those weeks when you're just not very productive on the schooling front? This has been one of those weeks. But, hey, that's okay. They're still up on their subjects and we're getting stuff done, it's just been a weary week. ~~~~ What is Good Friday? A pretty good article on the whole United disaster.... Continue Reading →

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