Category Archives: Bettering Myself

Spring is Officially Here…

The Goal: to fill every mason jar I own this year.  Starting with buying a huge bag of unbleached flour and filling jars with it. My food saver sucks all the air out so that it is preserved for a … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’…

This week I have just been doing what I can to focus on, and nourish my family…. One day I looked over at Wesley and he just pulled himself up on the coffee table. He’s not even 8 months old! … Continue reading

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More Spring Cleaning and Fun…

I am steadily spring cleaning the house. I’m extremely proud of everything I’ve been doing, actually. You can scroll down if you think pictures of spring cleaning will bore you. 😉 Fridge scrubbed, inventoried (using an app), and organized: A … Continue reading

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Life, as it were…

Sometimes a boy needs something all his own… So, one day while sisters were at school we created this together and played together for a while. Later they all played to their heart’s content together on it. All thanks to … Continue reading

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Organizing My Life…

My pathetic little corn stalks from attempting indian corn this year. My whole garden was one big fail, but I salvaged these stalks to make myself feel better. —————————- October 4th morning: Snow–like an inch! ————————- Cooking tip of the … Continue reading

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I’m Back…

Since becoming a Mom of four I have been struggling to get back into the swing of things. The first two weeks were pretty brutal as far as feeling physically unfit to tend to all things I need to do … Continue reading

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Life in the Lane Between Fast and Slow…

{Sunshine} {Italian Parsley} {“Best Mint”} {Wasp hive in railroad tie in our garden} This past weekend was gorgeous. The temps were in the 60s and I had a huge list of things I wanted to accomplish outside. Sadly, thursday I … Continue reading

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And So it Goes…

Moving/New Job: Deric had his first interview last tuesday. It was perfect timing, since he came down with the flu that evening really badly. The interview went really well, but they have to wait until next month to be sure … Continue reading

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Organization for Sanity…

One chore I really hate is cleaning the girl’s room.  It takes FOREVER. There’s just so much to put away, and so many crumbs EVERYWHERE. So, I came up with a solution. I bought some dollar store plastic bins and … Continue reading

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Play…

Something about these photos makes me smile…they aren’t the greatest quality…but the point is still quality…quality time. Watching my family is one of the most rewarding parts of being a parent. ————————– My Mom knitted this hat for Thomas…too stinking … Continue reading

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