Happy Thanksgiving! May your day be peaceful and blessed!
October has found our family finally settling into the groove of a new school year. The newness has worn off, and routines finally feel comfortable. We went through a lot of change this fall. Two boys went to new school buildings, one started a new (and strenuous) activity, and my husband started a new job. […]
I have one child that is a classic highly sensitive child, and another one that I’ve got my suspicions about. I’m highly sensitive myself (although I’d rather not be), so I’m fairly well versed on dealing with HSPness. It’s easy to label HSP kids as fussy or high maintenance, but understanding them and helping them […]
September is the new January, it’s full of fresh starts and new beginnings. This year, our family went through more-than-normal changes. We experienced new schools, new jobs, and new activities. We all knew these changes were coming, and I tried to scale back where we could, to give our whole family some margin. In the […]
Sometimes it’s the little things that keep you going ’til the end of the day. What’s Saving My Bacon is a round up of small, seemingly insignificant things that help get me through the daily grind. Although March has had some gorgeous sunny days in the 70s, it’s also had a fair share of drizzly, […]
When making purchases, buy the best you can afford. Always take your budget into consideration to avoid living beyond your means. This is one of the stylish secrets of Madame Chic in Jennifer L. Scott’s first book, and I’ve been thinking about this concept, and seeing it other places. It makes so much sense to […]
Music is good for young and old. It inspires creativity, creates new connections and pathways in our brain, and it’s just enjoyable to listen to something while you work. While I’m working on something, I prefer to listen to music without lyrics, but everyone’s different and there are many different kinds of music to be […]
I live in a farmhouse that’s a little over 100 years old. My grandparents bought it in the 1930’s, and lived here all their lives. My grandmother was my primary babysitter when I was a child, so I spent many wonderful afternoons here, never dreaming this house would one day become a bigger part of […]