A lot of people recently have been writing up "a day in the life" posts. I thought it might be a fun exercise. Be warned, this is not every.single.thing. that happens during the day. I try to have a bit of rhythm to them anyways. 4am: Wake up and nurse Jack. Spend 15 minutes trying to get him to go back to sleep and then try really really hard to get out of bed … [Read more...] about a day in the life
Archives for January 2012
Would you rather have a large house or a small house? I have been thinking about this for several years. Ever since I realized that my house is a lot larger than I thought when we bought it 6 years ago. I constantly go back and forth. I love the fact that I have a large house, a room for pretty much any purpose that I could think of. I love that my kids have a huge … [Read more...] about large house vs. small house
For all of my talk about healthy eating, I must let you in on something. I love junk too :-) Now, it isn't something that I have all that often, well at least I try not to. Last week I was browsing pinterest for birthday party ideas for my soon to be 4 year old *tear*. As I was looking at all the beautiful cakes I started to think about making a cake for her birthday. … [Read more...] about cake :-)
This year is all about living intentionally for me. I want to be able to look back at 2012 and know that I was living life to the fullest, not holding back, and being fully engaged with my family. I decided to start this journey by working through the book Organized Simplicity. I hope you will join me! I have been re-reading Organized Simplicity. It is the second time I … [Read more...] about Organized Simplicity Part 1
Remember last week, when I had planned to knit the second fingerless glove? Well, I didn't end up casting on until Sunday, so that is what I am knitting right now. I hope to start a cowl for Matt this week too, in a lovely charcoal alpaca yarn I have. He claims that he is freezing in his office, and he is probably telling the truth :-) I would like to make him some … [Read more...] about knitting is very slow these days…
One of the things that I love about homeschooling is that you can really do school anywhere. However, I love to look at the wonderful homeschool rooms on pinterest and frequently look there for inspiration. I am blessed in having a large house, which I have talked about before. We are able to have a dedicated play/school room and a craft room, which I absolutely … [Read more...] about where do you school?