There's no carnival like a Tiny Town carnival! Our sensational nursing home (seriously, they've won awards) put on their second annual Tiny Town Carnival this week. We enjoyed 1 1/2 hours of
Gourmet sugar-coated … [Keep reading…]
This series has been on my heart for quite some time. Staying home to raise my children is so much more than what I do. It's who I am. Actually, it's who I've become. And, it's one of the things I am asked about most frequently.
While … [Keep reading…]
Hiding my head in an imaginary hole until recently, I finally made an investment. In reusable grocery bags. Four bags for a total of $3.20. What was I waiting for?!
What I love about my new bags:
They're strong. No more jars of spaghetti … [Keep reading…]
Turns out it wasn't just the Kansas wind and heat partnered with my black thumb that was killing this pretty fuchia plant.
Immediately after you let me know that my fuchia needs lots of water and that I need to get it out of the sun (and … [Keep reading…]
Having fun, educational activities available for my kids throughout the summer works for me.
My friend Joy (she designed my blog!) is not only uber-talented in all things tech-design; she is also an incredible home-schooling, piano-teaching mom … [Keep reading…]
If you haven't yet signed up for Swagbucks search engine, now is a great time to do so! Why not get paid for something we all do anyway... search the internet?! The fab folks at Swagbucks are rolling out all sorts of new features this … [Keep reading…]
There is absolutely nothing healthy about this melt-in-your-mouth bread, so save it for a dessert indulgence or special treat. But do make it. Oh, so good! We served it at my sister's baby shower, and I frequently make mini-loaves or mini-muffin … [Keep reading…]
My children prefer their veggies raw. Raw broccoli. Raw cauliflower, Crunchy, raw carrots. With dip, of course. They'll eat 'em cooked too, but... why bother? The more you mess with veggies, the more nutrients they lose, right? Simpler, … [Keep reading…]
Here are the rules:
No unnecessary trips into town. ("town" in either direction is at least 15 miles)
No driving into town for just one thing.
Kids in bed by 7:30 (not asleep, just in bed)
No pop except for special occasions (like whenever … [Keep reading…]