In my life this week… This week started out great. With Memorial Day on Monday, Jonathan had 3 days off this week! We spent Memorial Day at the lake with some great friends. We soaked in the sun, swam, and went boating. The kids got their very first tube ride. In our homeschool this week…… Continue reading Homeschool Mother’s Journal: May 31, 2012
A couple months ago, I shared with you how easy and thrifty Artisan Bread can be when it’s homemade. Well folks, it just got easier. When I saw a post on Bread in Five about baking the bread in the crock pot, I was very excited. The rising and baking instructions in their original recipe… Continue reading Artisan Bread Made Even Easier
Well, it’s almost here. The season that is dreaded by a lot of us women. I am thinking about summer, but more specifically swimsuit season. You see your summer clothes and think back to winter. You wish you would have gotten on the treadmill a few more times. Maybe you shouldn’t have tried all the… Continue reading Journey to a Healthier Me: Buying New Summer Clothes
Yesterday we got a newspaper. This is not a regular occurrence. We do not subscribe, but occasionally the paper company will send us a free one, so we see what we’re missing. I do enjoy reading the newspaper, occasionally. Probably more so, since I don’t read it every day. I opened up the paper and… Continue reading News to Me
Every kid I know loves chicken nuggets, including my own. As a young mom chicken nuggets had always been the easy lunch. I would buy the dino nuggets from the freezer section, stick them in the oven for 10 minutes, and voila! There’s your lunch. Then I started thinking more about what ingredients are really… Continue reading Homemade Chicken Nuggets
I have a secret to admit. I still eat dessert. Cookies, Strawberry Shortcake, Birthday Cake, Ice Cream- I’ve eaten them all in the last five months. Gasp! The key is that I don’t have dessert after every meal, or every day, or every other day. I eat it occasionally. When I have a cookie, I… Continue reading Journey to a Healthier Me: Is Dessert Okay?
photo by misteraitch She walks into the great hall full of women, feeling very alone. Will anyone have a seat open? One that’s not saved for their best friend? Will they talk to me? Will they like me? She walks around the many full tables with her plate of food in her hands. Tables surrounded… Continue reading Which Woman are You?