Another Way of Looking At It

The other day, I read No More Looking Back from Tamara and I loved her idea. I'd like to credit her with the idea, but alas she says she got the idea from another blogger entirely. Oh well, nonetheless, I think it's a great idea and so I'm going to take another look at 2014. This time through a set of questions. I'm thinking my answers might even tell you a bit more about me, which is always fun, right?What did you do in 2014 that you’d never done before?...more

What Do You Consider?

There are many ways I consider myself creative. I mean, isn't creativity more than crafts or Pinterest inspired projects? For instance, here are some of the ways I consider myself creative.CookingI may not be the best cook. I may veer off a recipe more often than not. I may literally make something up with a few basic ingredients. And it's well known at our house that I never make the same meal twice, if for no other reason than I don't write much down or follow recipes anyway....more

Changing the World

The pressure of division - moms at home, moms that work, whole food eaters, fast food eaters, natural birth, hospital birth, vaccination, non vaccination, race, ethnicity, sexuality, political differences....more

It's Easier Than You Think...

DIY that is. I love it. I really find so much joy and fulfillment in having created something. Whether just for aesthetics or for practical use. You might wonder how I get it done without more hours in the day, right? I mean there's so much to do in raising Baby Boy, taking care of the house, cooking, and being there for Hun. I know many of you have the same issues, not enough time....more

Quiet Busy Mornings, Loud Busy Afternoons, In Between Evenings, & Smooshed Nights

That's what a life in the day of this stay-at-home mother is like - quiet busy mornings, loud busy afternoons, in between evenings, and smooshed nights!My Quiet Busy Mornings go like this:...more

Launching....

Today I'm launching a new look for the blog! Complete with a new Wordpress template, widgets moved around a bit, a feature picture of me, affiliate program participation, and new logos!...more

2015 Word of the Year

I know I'm just a bit late in posting about my word of the year from 2014 and the new pick for 2015. Excuse my mess, that's all I ask. I've been busy with the hosting and the settling into our new place and Hun being off work for a little while over the holidays and the figuring out of goals and all sorts of things. You know, just life stuff.Either way, I'm finally ready to get to the word posting bit. Aren't you excited for me? No. Well, I'm excited for me and so I'm sharing....more

The Presence of Absence - Book Review

The Presence of Absence is a very philosophical book, filled with many references to other religious philosophers, seekers for a God experience, for the speakings and healing from God.Doris Grumbach's first experience, the one which began her journey to seek and more fully understand God, happened in her early days of motherhood. ...more

December's Review

December was really something for us. We tried to get most things done in the house before family arrived for Christmas. Unfortunately, we didn't finish, but at least I got the main spaces cleared of dust and random debris, literally as they pulled into the driveway....more