Monthly Archives: September 2015

Silence is golden unless you are a blogger…

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The past week has been quiet here on the blog. I spent a lot of last week trying to catch up on home-school, college-school, household work, and getting the garden ready for Fall. We did manage to get a good batch into the ground. Green beans are already coming up from last weeks planting! Lettuce, Spinach, cabbage, beets, and carrots… Read more »

A Conversation with Mothers

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If we could have a cup of coffee together I would tell you that you are doing a good job.  “How do you know?” You might ask me and I would say, “Because you care. You want to be a good mom. You want to succeed with your children. Because you care, this is how I know you are doing… Read more »

And a Partridge in a Pear Tree–15 Weeks until Christmas project(s).

Guess what?! It is 15 weeks until Christmas! Now, now now, put away the tomatoes! This is a good opportunity to start planning and preparing for the joy that comes with the season. I absolutely LOVE Christmas. Gift-giving is my love language, if you will. I am so humbled and grateful for the ultimate gift given to me by the… Read more »

Book Review: “Diary of a Jackwagon”

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The saying goes, “If mommy aint happy, aint nobody happy!” and I would say that this would make it a perfect day to dive into my new book by Tim Hawkins: The Diary of a Jackwagon. It’s been a crazy week–what can I say? If you know a bit about Tim Hawkins you can guess what this book is about…. Read more »

Pinterest Dinners: Week’s meals review

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So, last week I ended up doing a Pinterest meal every day that week except for Saturday, we ended up eating out that day. I wasn’t able to get pictures of all of the meals due to the fact that I just don’t think of pulling out the camera when my kids are crying for dinners. 😉 But, I’ll let… Read more »

The Monthly Menu Update

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Last month I wrote about I made the monthly menu and then tried to stick by it for the whole month using what I had in the pantry and the freezer. Well, I am super happy to report that I was able to mostly stick with the plan and as of right now, I have some leftover cooked lentils in… Read more »

What Could Today Possibly Bring? Wednesday on the Homestead

It is after 10:30pm. I am enjoying the quiet evening hours. The house is asleep and apart from the dark barking across the street at random intervals, the silence is the only thing I hear. Home-school this week has been a little bit more difficult then the blissful beginning that last week brought us. But, I kind of knew that… Read more »