Category Archives: Homemaking
There is something about the size and shape of a lego on the floor in the dark that makes every parent tremble at the thought.
Our house is no exception. We live in a 1904, boxy little cottage – or so it seems with three kids. … Read the rest
“Stay-at-home moms can do all of that natural, hippy, traditional, ‘green’ stuff like home-cooked meals and line-drying their clothes. I have a full-time job, and I just don’t have time for it all.”
Ever heard that before? Ever thought it?
There I was, baking bread, hanging laundry on a clothes line, tending a garden (veggies and flowers both), wearing a cute sundress with my baby in a sling on my hip, all while a pie was baking in the oven and the children played with their homemade toys in our sprawling yard with just a few chickens.… Read the rest
This post is brought to you by the Polar Vortex and the letter “coffee”.
We have now been inside (save for one long and cold trip to the grocery store last Saturday) for over 2 weeks now.
Wow, that kind of sounds like a letter from a prison inmate.… Read the rest
Monday was rough.
If this is any indication, I had to mop the floor 3 times, and sanitize 2 dining room chairs (potty training incident).
We (plural) may have cried during the homeschool math lesson on multiplying by 3’s. (Lord help me when we get to long division…)
I was cranky.… Read the rest
I have to be totally upfront.
I’m not very “green”.
The DIY projects like wool dryer balls, and the homemade cleaners and cloth diaper wipe solutions that I have posted here on my blog were not motivated by a sincere love of the earth and a desire to reduce the size of landfills…I really just needed to save money.… Read the rest