Tag Archives: sarah cottrell

New Maine publishing company features poetry for kids

This has been the summer of literary fun at my house. My kids have discovered poetry and have been reciting Shell Silverstein and Dr. Seuss at the top of their booming lungs. So, when I heard that BDN blogger, Crystal Sands of Pajamas, Books, and Chickens was self-publishing a children’s book of poetry written by […]

BDN blogger in New York Times bestselling series

What would you do if your toddler said something SO EMBARRASSING and SO TABOO in public that you wish the floor would open up and swallow you whole? Well, that’s exactly what I grapple with in a new hilarious story published in the fifth volume, But Did You Die: Setting the Parenting Bar Low By […]

This is what the power of protesting women looks like

If you follow this blog or my public page, Housewife Plus, then you know that I am a feminist and that not only do I fully support the Women’s March on Washington, but I live-blogged the events as they unfolded as friends from the US and around the globe sent me moving images and video of […]

25 recipes to try if you have a freezer full of deer meat

It is almost that time of year when hunters will be bringing home venison and families will be wondering what to do with all that meat. The average deer will produce between 75 and 150 pounds of meat, which is certainly enough to fill a freezer and keep a family well fed through the cold Maine […]

Civil Unrest is America’s Problem

Zoe T., holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest in Oakland, California, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Noah Berger Zoe T. holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest in Oakland NOAH BERGER

We know what you’re thinking: what do two white women from the deep South know about race that I don’t? What could they possibly tell me that I don’t already know?