This is the second post that is part of a series I started on Balance. You can read my last post here. Self-care is not a term I had heard before last year. It was mentioned in one of the wonderful workshops that Heather Bruggeman puts on a couple times each year. Self-care refers to the actions and attitudes which contribute to the maintenance of well-being and personal … [Read more...] about self-care part one
Archives for February 2014
I thought for sure that I would have my cowl done this week, but alas, I do not. I blame it on a fun (and much warmer!) weekend with my husband and kiddos. I guess I can't really blame them then...Now we are back to the wonderful polar vortex, so I will be sitting down and finishing this as fast as possible as I need to wear it...like now! I am trying to look through other projects … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Hood. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It has been an extremely long, and cold, winter here. With the Polar Vortex once again bearing down on us, I decided some comfort food was in our future. When it is cold, I love to … [Read more...] about sour cream pound cake featuring Hood Sour Cream!
bal·ance – an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady; offset or compare the value of (one thing) with another. This year I chose balance as my “word of the year.” It seemed to be the one word that was jumping out at me constantly. How can I achieve balance in my life? I am a child of God, a wife and mother, a blogger, a friend, a … [Read more...] about seeking balance
After I finished the kids' cowls a couple weeks ago I was convinced that it was time to knit myself something. Of course, when I usually decide to knit something for myself I hit a wall and have no clue what to knit. That is what happened this time as well, so I decided to cast on for another cowl. It might end up being for me, or it could end up being a present, we will see. … [Read more...] about knitting and reading