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!
I LOVE pineapples. I love the taste, the look, but especially the legend of their meaning. I didn't always love them. In fact, I don't think I liked them at all until I was an adult. My dad was super allergic so, understandably, we never had them in the house. I think I had a … Continue reading Pineapple Passion
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
Who's ready for a life change?! Simple. Minimal. I'm loving the new movement to embrace less as more. Tiny houses? I would LOVE to live in one someday. Seriously! If it was just me and the hubs, in a heartbeat. Although I think I'll need one with traditional plumbing. Composting toilets is where I draw the … Continue reading KonMari and Me: The Prep
I love yard work and landscaping. The smell of dirt, sweat, new lumber, freshly watered grass, fertilizer, and gasoline (I'm sure putting those words next to each other got me on a list somewhere) mix together creating this aroma that is both energizing and relaxing. I don't know why I love it so much - I … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Outdoor Jobs I ACTUALLY enjoy doing with my kids