Do we plan every minute out, or get up in the morning and see where the day takes us? I will tell you that my natural inclination would be the later. I am that artsy free spirit, an adult with ADD if you will. I think that by getting up without a plan, I am living by faith. Less plan = more faith. However, I
Right now, as I am typing this, there is a war going on above me. No, I’m not referring to spiritual warfare. This is in the physical realm of my son’s bedroom. There’s is more thumping and banging than a floor should be able to withstand. Before I stomp over to the stairs and ‘call’ up to the offenders, I refer to the ring of
Seems like every Christmas season I pick a go-to dessert and make it for every gathering I need to bring something to. Going to the family get together- brownie trifle, having people over – brownie trifle, church Christmas party – brownie trifle. It really simplifies things for me in that it requires little brain power from me at this point. It’s easy to make
The household notebook – also known by many other names – the home binder, control journal, family organizer, command central, etc. It’s kind of the brain, if you will, containing all those things you need to keep track of in your home. All those things that, if you’re like me, you try to remember in your head, but can’t. After my great desk clean-off, I
I am excited about turning back the clocks tonight…and not because I get an extra hour of sleep. I am going to go about my business as usual. Going to bed at my normal time, and on Monday morning, I’ll be able to get up an hour earlier without feeling like it’s an hour earlier. What the gift of an extra hour will bring! A
Why did the chicken cross the road? To get a cup of this soup! We’ve just begun to get some real fall weather here in the south and that always stirs up longings for soups, chowders, stews & chili. This soup recipe is a family favorite from the Pampered Chef “Kids in the Kitchen” cookbook that’s no longer in print. We always double it and
Pinterest is the ultimate visual bookmarking tool and I have had lots of fun using it for organizing all kinds of ideas and inspirations. While I have loved! the recipes on Pinterest , I would have a hard time narrowing them down to a few, so I decided to spotlight recent finds I pinned for what we have dubbed the Learning Lab (aka the schoolroom).