Life

Exhaustion and a Whiskey Diet

Well readers...it's been a tiring couple of weeks. And I've tried, I've given it my all all to find the silver linings, to try to move past this deep, bitter feeling of possible misplaced betrayal, to feel inspired and hopeful. Today was one of those days where I managed, but just barely. At this moment,… Continue reading Exhaustion and a Whiskey Diet

Life, Parenting

Fall with Me

Well, it’s a Monday morning, the coffee is plentiful and the weather is gorgeous. My mood needs to catch up on it a bit, though. Even the idea of Pumpkin EVERYTHING isn’t really helping at this point. We just got home from the dentist where Mady stubbornly refused to open her mouth and after four… Continue reading Fall with Me

Family, Life

The Art of Optimism

A friend of mine told me the other day that she loves reading my blogs. She said some of them are very sad but I’m always optimistic. My response was that it was all in the words. Because honestly, an hour before she posted that to my wall, I was hunched over at the kitchen… Continue reading The Art of Optimism

Gardening, Life, Self-Sustaining

The Start of Self-Sustaining…Kind of.

I've made a decision to really embrace this farm life while I’m unempl-wait...no...a stay-at-home mom. We’re not going to use that ugly “u” word because honestly...what mom is ever not working. Being a mother is a job that is more time-consuming, exhausting both physically and emotionally and demanding than almost any full time job out… Continue reading The Start of Self-Sustaining…Kind of.