How come the lazy days of summer are always so busy? I picked up 10 Secrets of the LaidBack Knitters to read how other yarn lovers slow the pace of life with their craft. I really enjoyed the stories, but I don’t think I’ll make any of the patterns, so I’m glad […]
Printed books are alive and well in our house. These don’t even include the many Magic Tree House and Ivy and Bean books my daughter regularly checks out, in addition to the craft books I bring home.
Yes, I do tend to read a lot electronically, but if it’s not interactive, my daughter […]
There’s cheesecake in the fridge and a box of Girl Scout cookies in the pantry. I’m trying very hard not to eat either.
The other night I was tired and hungry, and needed a quick healthy alternative. I whipped up this simple little dip and was pleasantly surprised by the creamy sweet […]
We pass this field a few times each week on our way to Tae Kwon Do. This year it’s filled with corn. Last year it was soybeans. They had a rough year because of the drought. We kept track of their leaves throughout the summer. They were brown before the end of July. […]
I’m not usually a fan of coconut, but there’s a recipe in Super Natural Every Day that I’ve been wanting to try. Recently my daughter decided she liked coconut popcicles, so I figured since I had a big bag of kale in the fridge, now would be a good time.
Oh. My. […]
My husband keeps teasing me about all of the jars in our fridge. I’ll admit, I have quite a collection, but I’m not a fan of plain water. Here are some fun drinks I’ve been playing around with since it got warm outside.
cold-brewed tea: You’ll find at least one jar of […]
She obviously doesn’t need help with her new bow and arrow.
“Mama, can you do this for me?”
“Mama, can you get this for me?”
“Mama, can you make this for me?”
“Mama, can you etc., etc., etc., for me?”
In my head: “Really? You’re almost seven […]