A couple of posts back, I detailed my morning tasks during the winter while getting my kids ready for school. Well, the kids are gone for the summer but the home tasks do not end, they add up! As much as I would love to sleep in, for the sake and comfort of my pets, along with not wanting to clean up dog mess, I must wake up no later than 7am. So, first things first, after waking up and … [Read more...] about The whole truth about my mornings (Summer Edition)
You can control who lives in your home. Typically, its occupied by people that you love, all on their own journey of growth, with their quirks and temperaments. In some respect, you can almost pick what your neighbors are like. And in some areas, that is called GERRYMANDERING, hahaha, little political humor for you. Anyway, there are apps that you can download that can help you see what a … [Read more...] about Good Fences and Good Guns
Bad stuff happens- to everyone. It’s how you respond to it that demonstrates your character. I’ve never understood why in some situations I get angry, maybe even curse and stomp off to fume in private and in other situations I sigh and calmly try to figure out what the solution is going to entail. It might have something to do with what is in my control and what is not, what my expectation is and … [Read more...] about There’s a lesson there!
Sometimes you find that you have a hard time letting things go. Or maybe you were just raised to be a little bit frugal and you try to keep using that one item until it basically falls apart in your hands. Some things need to be thrown out just to get rid of the headache of clutter and some things need to be replaced or tossed just for health reasons. Here are 5 Things to Toss Out Now, plus a … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Toss Out Now!
Today will be the unseasonably warmest day we have had this year when it hits around 87 degrees Fahrenheit by 4pm. In talking with some of my fellow farm aficionados it takes all our strength not to get to planting because it is just gorgeous outside. But while it’s still too early to plant unless you are starting seeds inside, there are other things that you can be doing to get ready. … [Read more...] about Making Hay While the Sun Shines
French Bread Pizza! So easy to make that you wonder why you don't make it more often! This is one treat that my kids always requested when we were looking for a quick meal. Budget wise, this version of pizza is way cheaper than the better pizza chains and tastes AMAZING compared to budget $5 pizza. Check out the recipe below and then comment back what your favorite toppings would be! … [Read more...] about French Bread Pizza