Hello 2017!

Hello 2017

I know I basically dropped off the face of the Earth after my last post in October. I work retail and the Christmas season is always crazy, but this year may have been the craziest. We were way understaffed and that led to me being way overworked. A lot of things got a bit neglected … [Read more…]

Time for the Toy Purge

So with Christmas less than two months away, it’s time for the Toy Purge.  What’s that you ask?  The Toy Purge is when we go through all the kids toys and get rid the ones that are outgrown, broken or not played with.  It’s not a fun chore and one the bigger kids kind of … [Read more…]

Summer means…

…being too busy to keep up with everything without a schedule.  I’ve definitely let things slip since the weather got warm.  I’ve been so busy outside working in the yard or playing with the kids that far too many things (including posting here) haven’t gotten done.  In an effort to get more done each day, … [Read more…]

The kids

So it occurred to me the other day that I’ve forgotten to introduce my children; T, J, G, and P.  I’ve tried to write this post before but, if the kids and I have had a bad day, the descriptions of them tend to be, shall we say, less than flattering.  Today has been a … [Read more…]

Starting some seeds

Today we planted seeds for two kinds of kale, two kinds of kohlrabi, swiss chard and broccoli.  We planted 72 cells of each type of seed because the seeds are leftover from a bulk pack purchased for the 2015 growing season.  I’m hoping for 20 to 30 decent looking seedlings of each type since that’s … [Read more…]

About Me

I’m the mother of four children, the oldest is five. We are striving to live a simpler life and I plan on chronicling our journey here.  Check back this coming Friday for my first post about our menu planning system and how it’s been working for us.