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House Keeping Secrets

Just the other day I had not one but TWO people complement me on my ability to keep my house neat and tidy.  In fact, I think the words were “you do a nice job keeping house.”  The complement isn’t really what is so noteworthy as is the way it made me feel;  I could […]

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Help! My Schedule is CRAZY! | Calendar Cruncher

I don’t know about you, but ever since having kids I’ve felt as if our schedules have gotten out of control.  And not with dinner parties, date nights or work functions. Instead our calendars are filled with playdates, routine checkups and birthday parties.  🙂 All good things of course – it just can be overwhelming […]

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Mommy SOS | Diaper Bags

One of my favorite mommy blogs, BecomingMom, has a series entitled “Mommy SOS” where she asks her readers to give their insight into various mommy-matters. I’ve always loved these posts as I feel like all of the comments are always so helpful – not just for the blogger themselves but for anyone who reads the […]

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Can’t Clean Your Dishes Without It

This is a public service announcement.  Seriously, what kind of a friend would I be if I withheld VALUABLE information about cleaning?  If you know me, then you will know that I’m pretty mellow and “relaxed” about what “clean” means.  To me, clean mean sanitary.  I like it when things are clean and even orderly.  […]

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Summer Squash Recipes

Last month, I shared my love of fresh produce that comes with the rising temperatures.  If you haven’t gone to the Simple Farm, today’s market day.  🙂  Today, I want to share another hidden treasure in our town. So some of you, like me, may love the idea of gardening and urban farming, but maybe […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Can you believe Mother’s Day is NEXT WEEKEND? I love Mother’s Day… it really is one of my all-time favorite holidays :). Of course every day is Mother’s Day in our world, but if you want to make May 8 extra special, here are some ideas for all kinds of moms. * * * * […]

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