From pulling weeds to setting traps, homesteading is sometimes an unpleasant and dirty experience that doesn’t resemble the clean and chic ideas that so often advertise the hip trend of going rural.
My dog is kind of a jerk. If he doesn’t get pet enough then he leans his 85 pounds of bossiness against my legs and knocks me over. If I don’t give him his afternoon treat then he will follow me around the house and whimper and whine. He sleeps on the couch, taking up two […]
If you take simple precautions you can reduce your chance of being bitten or contracting Lyme disease. Try these five tips:
Today I witnessed the most beautiful and bizarre event. Our family met up with three other families to go sledding and NO ONE FACEBOOKED THIS. So, I wonder, did it happen?
On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.
Can you just imagine for a minute what would happen if a toddler was allowed to draft a concert rider? I don’t about your kids, but mine would demand the following:
I have thrown my fair share of birthday parties, surprise parties, backyard BBQ’s, reunions, dinner parties, and soirees. The number one thing that annoys me is when a guest doesn’t RSVP. You know what that does? It makes planning an event nearly impossible to figure out. Who is coming? How much food do I need? How […]
The most amazing gift in life that I can give my kids – besides my unconditional love, of course – is the power of optimism. When a kid has the super hero-like power of optimism he can handle any of the tussles that life will surely throw his way. Optimism is that fundamental belief that […]
As a stay at home mom, I have very few options for being fashionable thanks to chasing kids and cleaning messes all day. I mean let’s get real. Being a mom is a dirty, busy, crazy job and high heels, hunter orange or Tiffany blue polish, and polka dot silk scarves are just not exactly […]
ONE MOTHER’S REACTION TO THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS By Michelle C. I don’t talk about politics or religion or sex on my blog. Well, other than to occasionally make fun of or rant about Donald Trump, but come on, it’s Donald Trump. I don’t talk about it because I am not prepared for the onslaught […]