Busy Bins

It happens in every house. I don’t care how amazing you are, even magical powers don’t work on every meltdown. Homework assignment turn to tears, little people screaming (I mean singing) songs about poop and farts, and oh, the bickering. No one will survive completely unphased. Welcome to parenthood. Come with a plan and you … More Busy Bins

Merry Countdown

December first is our start date. The first day of our advent calendar. The first day of our holiday merriment. We have already started counting down to Christmas. Each day we do something together as a family and I have just as much fun as my kids. This year I was feeling a desire to … More Merry Countdown

Kickin’ the Bucket

Summer is meant to be lived with abandon. Let go of routine and schedule, kick back and relax! As we counted down the final days of school this past Spring, we started dreaming of the long summer days and we wrote down what we wanted to do to make our summer memorable. A summer version … More Kickin’ the Bucket

Raising a Thief

It was on our summer bucket list, but no matter how many times we go to the orchard, I never learn my lesson. My efforts are always greater than the time I have to create the scrumptious recipes floating around in my head. We crossed the trip off our list and came home with buckets … More Raising a Thief