The Chore Chart That Is Actually Working For Us!

A special thank you to The Buttercup House for gifting our family a set of chore magnets. We have gone through many a season of chore charts. Honestly, I feel like I’ve tried them all. The only thing I haven’t tried is a traditional allowance for completing chores. I’m very much in the camp of […]

This + That

This is pretty much the story of my life ^^^ trying lots of things, being OK at some and awful at others … all while embracing the experience. In a world where it is so easy to compare ourselves to the best of the best, it’s mighty fine to just do and be and try. […]

Five Favorites

^^^ Last night on our girl’s date! We visited Nordstrom Rack and Anko, had dinner at The Old Spaghetti Factory (mizithra for life!), and wrapped up at Target. Didn’t get home until 11pm; Jem is totally a night owl like her mama. Speaking of being a night owl. I just popped a bag of popcorn. […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

With little ones it’s not always easy to have a relaxing Mother’s Day, so, instead of longing for a spa day or time alone, I’ve given up the idea of peace and quiet and most years opt for fun and adventure! This year, we’re taking the ferry to the San Juan Islands and I can’t […]

Five Favorites

Jem and I just got home from Disneyland and we’re so happy to be back with our boys! Of course, we loved the California sunshine and the magic of Disney, but home is where we belong. I managed to battle a cold the whole time we were away and it’s lingering so this week will […]

Take an Outschool Class For Free!

Whether you homeschool or not, Outschool is such a treat! Something you and your kids will totally love! Jemma took her first class a few weeks ago – “Disney Artist Mary Blair Inspired Castles” – and has since taken another … also about Disneyland :) Her list of favorites (you can “heart” classes that interest […]

Currently

  Doing — some work on toilets. Well, at least I thought it was going to take some work. But it didn’t. I decided to forgo my normal natural cleaning method and put this Scrubbing Bubbles stuff to work. Ya’ll I didn’t even have to scrub! Literally squirted, left it, and flushed 30 minutes later … […]

This + That

I kind of abandoned my blog this fall. Homeschooling and freelance has taken my time and mental energy and well, that’s the beauty of blogging … you can pop in and out as it suits your life season. I’m hoping the new year will bring some more writing here though, maybe even some more organization. […]