THANKSGIVING 2019

THANKSGIVING 2019 Thanksgiving 2019 is upon us! It’s my second favorite holiday (after Christmas). Typically, I like to celebrate one holiday at a time. I really like to soak each one up…plus, my mom brain can only process one thing at a time. If I start doing Christmas before Thanksgiving (our tree and decorations go […]

DOING LESS

DOING LESS Doing less sounds counterproductive these days…but hear me out. A year or two ago, I wrote out our weekly schedule to share with everyone. I didn’t share it to show what an organized and getting-stuff-done kind of mama I am. I’m actually far from organized, and the schedule was overwhelming. I’ve battled depression […]

TRAINING BJJ AS A MOM

TRAINING BJJ AS A MOM The last few years have seen a surge in those deciding to practice a martial art. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy watching a good fight…and fighting? Almost two years ago, I started doing something I never even had given a thought…training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I didn’t grow up doing too many […]

THE BEST BREAD EVER

THE FOLLOWING IS FOR THE BEST BREAD EVER (ACCORDING TO MY SON) I make the best bread ever…according to Joseph. I’ve made this bread a number of times, but Tuesday is co-op day for the kids. They’ve been studying America’s expansion out west, and the kids were asked to bring something from frontier times. I […]