The Little Things

I had a different post planned for today, but there’s nothing like an unexpected phone call first thing in the morning to shift your perspective and serve as a reminder to appreciate what you have.   We’ve been spending a fair amount of time at home lately. I introduced the kids to Chinese Checkers a […]


We’ve spent the majority of our time at home this week. Partly because of the cold, rainy weather and partly because I knew we would be going non-stop Fri-Sun. We made dairy/egg free cupcakes with this recipe. We’ll try the chocolate ones next time, but I must’ve done something wrong or maybe I just need to […]

About Last Week…

The weather has been gorgeous over the last several days. I love walking into the living room/kitchen area on sunny days because the light and shadows are so pretty around 7-8am. Sometimes one of the kids might be up, usually Nakiah or Samuel, and other times I’m the only one up. It’s still pretty quiet […]


Like my new boyfriend? He’s pretty amazing but he doesn’t have name yet, and I’m still figuring out how to use him. It’s only been a week but we’re getting along very well. Kiah has been asking me to take pictures of her all week, so I have. I’ve been taking pictures of everything! This […]

Growing Bacteria and Glowing Germs With Steve Spangler Science

When I saw Steve Spangler offering bloggers a free science kit to review a few weeks ago I sent the company a message letting them know I was interested. We received the Invisible Science kit for growing bacteria, glowing germs, and hidden messages. This kit arrived with everything we needed inside along with a list […]

A week of slow

I started the week off watching the latest episode of Downton Abbey and working on my cowl. Finally found the mustard yellow I’ve been wanting for months, and I love it! This is Big Twist Chunky wool blend from Joann Fabric, and I see it’s still on sale….may have to go grab several more skeins. I […]