Tag Archives: Home life

The Care and Keeping … of Me

Emma and I have been prom dress shopping over the last two weekends and our last two (unexpected and unnecessary) snow-no-snow, ice-no-ice days. Over the course of our excursions, we have purchased six, yes … six prom-appropriate dresses, with the … Continue reading

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Laughing in Red and Green

Admittedly, I have been absent from my blog. Swimming and Halloween and swimming and Thanksgiving and swimming and Christmas parties (we collected THREE shopping carts of toys to donate – thank you everyone who participated!) and swimming and oh, right … Continue reading

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A Week of Meals

Wow. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? I’m sorry for that. I’ve got only one (compound) word for you to explain myself. Bookfair. I am co-chair, one of three, of the book fair at our elementary school. Weeks of planning decorations, … Continue reading

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Stevia in my Greek Yogurt

Am I the only one who puts Stevia in her Greek yogurt? I hope not, because for some inexplicable reason, it makes me feel guilty. Now, I know that sounds ridiculous, and I don’t mean that literally. I don’t always … Continue reading

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#thestruggleisreal

Picture this … It is 6:52am. I’m sitting on the couch, Lizzie is across from me bleating out “Amazing Grace” on her recorder that every now and then squeaks for no apparent reason. Bennett is standing in front of me … Continue reading

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Un-Doing Drama

Whoa … it’s been at least a week. Sorry for that, but we were on vacation from school last week, and I took that as an opportunity to just … do nothing except be with the kids and the Husband. … Continue reading

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Wind Chimes

It is a typical Friday in the middle of our summer, one day before the summer solstice. The second alarm was set for this morning … the later one … the one that goes off at 4:45 instead of 4:00. … Continue reading

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