Goodness, has it really been three weeks since I have been in this space? It seems like the time slips away so easily recently, and finally I had to take a step back to breathe a bit. I thought a little spring update was in order. The third week in April saw us finishing up our homeschool year, which was wonderful! I think this is the earliest we have finished all of the … [Read more...] about A Spring Update
This is a sponsored post by U.S. Cellular. I was compensated as a member of the U.S. Cellular Ambassador program. All opinions, as always, are my own. Are you planning a road trip this summer? I love road trips, but my kids are not always as thrilled with the long drives. As they have gotten older, we have started to allow them to use devices in the car to make the trip … [Read more...] about 4 Top Educational Apps for your next Road Trip!
Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Maine! I think Spring is finally deciding to show herself, and that means I can move forward with my garden. I probably could have started last weekend with planting, but I wasn't ready, and I generally do a marathon planting session on Memorial Day weekend. But first, I needed to clean out the gardens - you can watch some of our progress … [Read more...] about 2016 Garden Progress and a vlog
When we bought our house almost ten years ago (has it been that long?!), I knew one of the first things I wanted to do was plant a garden. Growing up, my mom always had a huge garden, and I wanted my kids to have similar memories, as well as understand where our food comes from. That first summer, we had a jungle of potted plants, and it was awesome. The next summer, we expanded our … [Read more...] about First Rhubarb Crisp of the Year!
I'm not sure how we got here so quickly, but last week we celebrated Emma's eighth birthday. Wow! It surprised me how emotional it was for me. I mean, eight seems so much less little kid, and more young lady to me. We had a lot of fun surprises planned for Emma for her birthday, the first of which was Matt taking the day off from work. Several weeks ago we realized a … [Read more...] about Eight is Great! A Birthday Recap
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerCarCare #CollectiveBias Despite what appears to be never-ending cold temperatures, I know summer is coming. And since summer is coming, it is time to start getting our car ready for all of those spur of the moment road trips and other outings. The first step in … [Read more...] about Summer DIY Car Maintenance