There is no question that this election season has been brutal. Friends and family have blocked each other on social media, lines were drawn, sides were taken and the final vote counts left pretty much everyone either reeling or reveling. Personal feelings aside, next week is Thanksgiving, which will likely be super awkward for many families. […]
Apparently, people are making knit sweaters for chickens because they fear that the fowl are too cold in the winter months.
Maybe it is because selfies are taking over the world. Or maybe it is because this particular election is historic for the fact that a woman is running with a legit shot at winning. Or maybe it is that this election is by far the most bizarre and contentious is US history. Whatever the reason, […]
What is more spooky than a pack of ghoulish children running around with a sugar high? The fact that they will do this ON A SCHOOL NIGHT. That’s what. This year Halloween is on a Monday – the start of a school week – and every kid in my town is already jittery with excitement […]
One Maine mother looks at the tradition of teaching kids how to hunt responsibly.
Turns out there is only one time when motorists are advised to swerve.
When folks start getting all excited about living in a tiny space they don’t generally think about the lifestyle changes you must make in order to contain your life in a measurable square footage.
October is here and with it comes frost, first wood stove fires, wool socks, and – if you live in my house – a list about a mile long of what to do about food storage. With a family of four and the Farmers Almanac calling for another winter of below freezing temperatures and […]
The weather forecast calls for rain (sad trombone sound.) If you’re a parent this means scrambling to find something to do to entertain your kids who will inevitably start climbing the walls (at my house literally) with all their excess energy. Here are a few ideas to keep them busy and you sane. Break out the […]
Every kid should be taught these basic life skills before they grow up.