Life has a way of getting in the way of living sometimes. I had a rough patch, but I found the light at the end of my tunnel.
"Greens green and nothing but green! Parsley, peppers, cabbages, and celery. asparagus and watercress and fiddlefern and lettuce." This past week I've been dancing around singing this song as my mantra like the witch from Into The Woods as I've watched my garden slowly, turning from flat, brown, earth to little green bumps of… Continue reading homegrown 2018
The only ant I want to see in my house will bring a bottle of wine and stay up late watching Fried Green Tomatoes with me.
This is how it all began... Throwback post
259200 seconds = 4320 minutes = 72 hours = 3 days UNTIL ... My birthday. I'm not a huge birthday person, but I have to get something off my chest… Continue reading The Purple Tent
tl;dr: my kids don't eat veggies, and it's all my fault because they each have an ipad. I'm gonna start off on a nostalgic foot here, so strap onyour Doc Marten sandals, chunky, bright-white soled Sketchers, Nike-Airs, Keds, Jellies or Converse All-Stars (or whatever off brand the discount shoe store had on sale that month),… Continue reading Kids These Days: why is life so hard?
"WHAT DO YOU MEAN A PIG?!" I shouted at my husband as he shoved his foot into his running shoe, tore off across the lawn and hurdled himself over the barbed wire fence and into the empty pasture that separated our home from the busy interstate. I grabbed my phone and flicked on the video as… Continue reading The Great Pig Chase
Who doesn't love walking into a house that smells like fresh bread just came out of the oven? No body. Every one loves it. It's a scientific fact. Google it. It's also said that the smell can make people nicer. 2018 is the year of bread for me. Yeah, I'll probably gain the weight that I'm… Continue reading Homest(br)ead?
Kids don't always get the story straight, but sometimes their interpretations are FAR better than the real story!
6:30am- ALARM! *snooze* 6:45am-**AALLAARRMM** Ugh. FINE. The floor is cold. I can't find my pants anywhere, why do I have to ALWAYS wear pants? Leg prisons. Stupid morning. 6:50am- Coffee. 7:00am- Wake the Kids Up 7:05am- Wake the Kids up AGAIN 7:10am- Cook a classic breakfast: pancakes, eggs, bacon, and fresh squeezed OJ Put a… Continue reading Deciding to Homeschool…