What’s saving my life right now

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Joining Modern Mrs. Darcy for this meme. I actually had to think long and hard about this post. Typically, February is a low month for me. I'm usually suffering the effects of light deprivation and feeling sluggish and a bit blue. This year, however, things have been very different, which I'm … [Continue reading]

What we ate last week

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Instead of posting meal plans with good intentions, I promised to post what we actually ate last week. Here goes. Sunday we ate at the Flip Burger Boutique, where I ate the leftover bits of burger from my little girls' plates, and a Cobb salad (greens, bacon, Bleu cheese, tomatoes, hardboiled … [Continue reading]

Books to read aloud: 2016

2016 read aloud picks

A couple of years ago, when I set a goal to read "fewer books, with more intention", I also decided to make sure my kids had read all the books we … [Continue reading]

Why I (still) love ALDI

Why I Still Love ALDI

Recently I saw a discussion about ALDI on a social network. The chain seems to elicit two opinions: love and hate. Seriously, I do not understand the … [Continue reading]

What we ate last week

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When I write, I want to move people. (Speaking of which, I wrote an essay for DesignMom's blog about my high-risk pregnancy and subsequent … [Continue reading]

Time tracking, part two

So one of my goals for this year was to draft more of my blog posts on paper. I have been doing that, but sometimes I forget to, you know, actually … [Continue reading]

Time Tracking: what I learned, this time

A couple of years ago, I did an experiment in time tracking after reading Laura Vanderkam's fabulous book, 168 Hours. I wrote about the experience, … [Continue reading]

One year

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Today is January 19. If my youngest child had been born on his due date, he would be one year old today. Instead, he is 15 months old. If you're … [Continue reading]

Recent Reads

Linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy's Quick Lit The Last Midwife: A Novel by Sandra Dallas - Books about midwifery are among my very favorites. … [Continue reading]

Parenting “lasts”

parenting firsts and lasts

Quick note: this FREE Mrs. Meyer's cleaning kit deal from ePantry only has two days left. Check it … [Continue reading]