I've officially started this review 4 times. It just gets too long because I have THAT much to say about this book! If you don't feel like committing to my long explanation here, just know that this book is 1) A Quick Read--we all appreciate that! 2) Extremely Practical--so many real life techniques, not just … Continue reading Love and Logic: A Review
I love to cook, and I love to try new baking things, but often I just don't have the time or energy to invest in something that may or may not turn out well. At this point in my kitchen, there are 3-4 tiny people at all times, so when a recipe includes the word … Continue reading Friday 5: Five Quick Desserts to Impress (or at least just taste really good…)
Alright, guys. Horton Hears a Who? What a horrifying children's story... Because the community doesn't believe the elephant's story about a tiny world of people living on a speck of dust, a group of terrifying monkeys led by a vicious kangaroo imprison, tie up, and threaten to boil Horton's beloved Who's??? Overreaction? While I do … Continue reading We are here! We are here! We are here!
CHRISTMAS!!!!! We love Christmas. We love the entire Christmas season. The traditions, the decorations, all honoring the significance of Christ and the love we get to share. But today...let's talk CHRISTMAS MUSIC! In our house, Christmas music begins on the drive home from Trick-or-Treating. We know, we know. Some are very passionate about holding off … Continue reading Friday 5: Five Favorite Christmas Albums
Oh my goodness. My sweet baby girl. She's 5! Something about being a whole hand makes her seem definitively, unquestionably a kid and NOT a baby. NOT a toddler. NOT little in any way. And I'm not sad. I need to correct this, because I think I've communicated this pseudo-sadness to some people. Because I'm … Continue reading She’s 5, and I’m not sad!
Last night I spent less than 2 hours in my own bed. Between the oldest needing someone to snuggle her, Hankasaurus Rex wanting a drink of water every two hours (I did leave the cup with him!), and the baby needing to be held in the rocking chair (he is the WORST at teething) it … Continue reading i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)
Rules! Oh yeah, just what you wanted to focus on for a Friday morning! A "house rule" is literally a rule that applies only among a certain group or in a certain place. The addition of tiny people to an environment creates an obvious need for more structure than when the home includes only adults. … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 House Rules that Work For Us
Man! This whole writing-consistently-thing is harder than we thought! And we missed our first Friday 5! Oh well, getting HERE, right? So here's a brief update on the 30 Day Challenge we gave ourselves for May, as well as some explanations for why the blog got bumped down the priority list. 30 DAY CHALLENGE!--We said … Continue reading Where we at?!
I played in a band, Leo Goes Grr, for over 6 years when I lived in Oklahoma. We played Indie rock on the weekends all across Oklahoma and parts of Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas. We played in dive bars, on top of rail cars, for swanky birthday parties, and even school and church events. … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 of our Favorite Concerts
I really do love to cook. I enjoy the prep, the process, the colors of the food, the sounds of sizzling, the tantalizing smells. I'm not an expert, but I love to learn new methods and to use valuable tools. I've tried tons of gadgets and gotten rid of tons of gadgets. I love simplicity … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Kitchen Favorites