Stuff…

18. December 2013 Family, Homestead 0
Stuff…
  Everywhere I look I see stuff. Kids’ stuff, my stuff, stuff, stuff, stuff.  And in this over-commercialized season there is more stuff trying to get me to buy it. But you know what?  I don’t want more stuff. See, my days are spent taking care of stuff.  Stuff that no one even likes.  Stuff that serves no purpose. ...

Slow down…

07. November 2013 Family 0
Slow down…
It has been a whirlwind past few weeks.  I’m wearing many hats right now and it seems everything needed to happen at the same time.  There are to-do lists, deadlines, and piles of unfolded laundry for proof.  Top it off with a nasty head/chest cold and something had to give. Unfortunately it was writing.  By ...

8 steps to finding balance

24. October 2013 Faith, Family 0
8 steps to finding balance
I have had this head cold for a week now.  And when I was saying goodnight to Jacob I learned that I’ve pretty much lost my voice in the last hour of coughing.  Am I the only one who talks more when I’m hoarse?  I think it sounds funny and at least I can get some ...

Daily anchors

18. October 2013 Faith, Family, Homestead 0
Daily anchors
I mentioned in my previous post that having a to-do list anchors me to the tasks I need to accomplish to keep the house running smooth-ish.  Visually I can see what has been done, and where to focus my energy. Daily “routines” are another anchor for me.  I use quotes because our routine is quite loose, ...

Quick Fixes

06. October 2013 Homestead 0
Quick Fixes
  I don’t know about you, but I have had zero free time lately.  On top of that, I have all of these projects that I want to do but they are involved – most need at least an hour, if not an afternoon, to complete.  So I’m sitting here, wallowing in the fact that my ...

Bear with me please!!

27. August 2013 Random 0
LOTS going on around the homestead lately.  Teething baby, birthdays, visits with out-of-town friends, yard work, etc…  I have a couple drafts I’m getting ready to post and I promise they will be awesome. And, I’m not above bribing you to stick around.  Head over to my Facebook page and keep your eyes open.  You ...