I’m totally giving myself grace and taking advantage of my dear husband by taking the time to write this post. Because I feel like this introverted mom needs it. I’m currently sitting at our local Barnes and Noble. Sipping tea. I just finished doing computer “jobs” like updating our budget spreadsheet, transferring funds, and making … [Read more…]
In case you are just stumbling upon this post without having any clue as to the massive undertaking I have taken on with my blog…you should know that I am moving my entire first four years of blogging from another blogging platform to WordPress. All of my old posts are pending review–during which I screen … [Read more…]
I’ve decided to make “Beauty in the Mess” (previously posted as “Beauty in the Chaos”) an every-couple-weeks-ly blog segment. I’ve renamed it…simply because I keep referring to the term “mess” in relation to “beauty” in relation to my blog’s name and mission-statement-that’s-not-really-but-kinda-sorta-a-mission-statement. And because everything has to match and be symmetrical and grammatically parallel because I’m quirky like that. This is where … [Read more…]
Fall…it happens once a year. But every year I get taken by surprise. Here’s all the stuff I forgot from last year: 1. How freaky temps can be here in Kentucky. This morning, it’s 40. Wednesday, it might hit 80. 2. How incredibly hard it is to dress appropriately in said freaky weather. Like yesterday…when I … [Read more…]
Toward the end of the summer, I started reading a great book on motherhood called Beyond Bathtime. I won’t go into a lengthy review in this post, other than to say it’s definitely worth reading. The book takes a more “zoomed out” look at motherhood, beyond the today and all of it’s struggles (yet without … [Read more…]
The first pumpkin spice latte of the season:
Ezra isn’t the only one who stayed busy this summer. And even though our lives intersect so much that the lines of reality blur (like yesterday, when I went to the store, and almost put the cart back because the child safety belt was messed up…only to realize I was shopping alone and the strap … [Read more…]
After all of the packages you’ve packed for your husband, wouldn’t it be nice if someone mailed you a care package? What would be in it?