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Saving Vs. Splurging on Backyard Projects

Share this…Facebook31Pinterest0Twitteremail This last weekend, my husband and I did more yardwork in one 48-hour period than we’ve probably ever done before in our adult lives. Between building raised garden … Continue readingSaving Vs. Splurging on Backyard Projects

My New “Absolute Daily Minimum” Chore List

Share this…Facebook40Pinterest0Twitteremail About a month ago, I read a blog post that I’ve been thinking about ever since— Basically, the post was all about why you should create a list … Continue readingMy New “Absolute Daily Minimum” Chore List

After Almost Two Decades, I Finally Know My Natural Haircolor Again

Share this…Facebook25Pinterest0Twitteremail Last Friday, I got a haircut. Not that anyone will notice, as it was just a trim (she took 3 inches off) and an aggressive thinning out of … Continue readingAfter Almost Two Decades, I Finally Know My Natural Haircolor Again

3 Years Ago, I Became a Better Me

Share this…Facebook0Pinterest0Twitteremail As I’ve mentioned before, motherhood has been both everything and nothing like what I thought it would be. Three years ago, literally at the same moment the sun … Continue reading3 Years Ago, I Became a Better Me

Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese, 3 Ways

Share this…Facebook34Pinterest8Twitteremail  I grew up with three older sisters who all, to some degree, liked to cook (or at least had certain “specialties” that they were known for). While I … Continue readingEasy Homemade Mac and Cheese, 3 Ways

Officially In the Third Trimester Now! (+ Progress on Pregnancy Goals)

Share this…Facebook0Pinterest0Twitteremail Well, I’ve made it folks— I’m officially in the third trimester of this pregnancy, and we are officially feeling a bit, well, large. And, uh, very pregnant. The … Continue readingOfficially In the Third Trimester Now! (+ Progress on Pregnancy Goals)

A Tax Boo-Boo, Two Dinner Parties, and (Unbelievably) More Sickness {March in a Sentence a Day}

Share this…Facebook9Pinterest0Twitteremail If you’re new around these parts, this monthly series is an exercise in brevity as I try (sometimes not very hard) to summarize each day of our month … Continue readingA Tax Boo-Boo, Two Dinner Parties, and (Unbelievably) More Sickness {March in a Sentence a Day}

Final Grade On My Spring Term “Assigned Reading”

Share this…Facebook5Pinterest0Twitteremail I decided school years must go a lot faster when you’re not actually, you know, teaching during one because I kind of can’t believe I’m already about to … Continue readingFinal Grade On My Spring Term “Assigned Reading”

Gettin’ Stuff Done Before Crunch Time {April Goals}

Share this…Facebook39Pinterest0Twitteremail  Although I’ve been setting monthly goals for quite some now (well over a year, along with sporadic bouts of it before that point), I hadn’t publicly posted most … Continue readingGettin’ Stuff Done Before Crunch Time {April Goals}