We have too much stuff. Does anyone else feel like they spend all their time picking up after all of the humans who live under their roof? I feel this low grade stress all the time that there is so much clutter everywhere. Clutter is robbing me of the time I want to be spending [...]
she’s a sound sleeper, so after 2 hours of deep REM sleep, she’s awake by 5 am. it feels good to get a little head start on the day, she always thinks. a quick 5 mile run, a shower, some professional development, goal setting, journaling, emptying of the dishwasher, watering the plants, feeding the dog, [...]
School's here and ready or not those sweet kids (sometimes crazy) will be heading down the halls and off to face their little worlds. This weekend in the shop we had a fun little keychain craft in hopes to send them off with something a little special. Moms and dads and grandmas and friends [...]
This summer has been so good for my momma soul. It took me a while to get there--I really like having a clean house and some sort of form or order. I spent a few nights losing my mind after the kids went to bed because…EVERY room. Once I gave in, lowered my expectations and [...]
There's a lot to say about this 50 square foot room and it's hard to figure out where to start. I've always disliked this bathroom. When we purchased our 130 year old home a few years ago, I was smitten and willing to deal with any of the inconveniences that would come our way. The [...]
Over vacation I read a book about chasing your dreams. I loved the book but when I finished, I was left with this frustrated feeling I couldn’t put my finger on. Then I realized, I haven’t met my goals and my dreams are too big....let me explain.
I wrote a little about this topic in a previous post. But after being freshly home from a 7 day trip to Colorado, I thought I'd talk a little more about it. With my family living in Mississippi, which is a 12 hour drive from us, our kids have traveled a decent amount. They both [...]