How to make an Emergency Binder

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Image from Nancy Wombat on flickr I take care of the online banking and bill paying for our family and have a multitude of passwords and website addresses stored in my head.  My husband has lamented the fact […]

The past few days…

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** …have found me curled up in a ball on the couch with body aches and a fever above 104.  It’s been a rough few days, but I think the sickness is almost done with me.  I tell you, […]

The Power of a Focused Mother

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Image from steelab at stock.xchng A focused mother is a powerful mother. Just think of a mother lion and the lengths she will go to protect her cubs. Scary and strong, she will fight to the death. Human […]

Balsamic Dressing with Thyme

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** My garden is not very plentiful this year.  A move and a new baby left me with few spare moments for planting!  But I did manage to get a few things in the ground: lettuce, tomatoes, thyme, oregano, […]

Eating with Control – 10 Tips

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Food – it’s everywhere! We use it to celebrate, mourn, and appease boredom.    Some of us are mindless eaters, not realizing how much actually consume.  Others choose to overindulge because it feels good (at the time).  Most of […]

My daughter is growing up!

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** My oldest daughter, known here as SugarBean, is growing up!  She will be nine next month.  I can hardly believe it! In the past few months I have seen so many things click with her.  The two that […]

Shaker Cake – A Kid’s Tutorial

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** This post is the first in a a series of kid’s cooking tutorials brought to you by my daughter, known as SugarBean (with help from Mom). Today we will be making a Shaker cake.  It is called a […]

What this blog is not

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Sometimes I read blogs and think that other people have everything figured out.  I know they don’t (no one really does), but it can cause me to wonder why I am not quite as “with it” as these […]

Healthy Body = Happier Home

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** I’ve been procrastinating this post, so I’m setting a timer for 30 minutes and getting on with it! We each have a body (“duh!” you say).  Our bodies need a few basic things in order to function well: […]

Snacks and more Snacks!

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** This last week in the kitchen has been all about snacks! I purchased the Healthy Snacks to Go e-book (by Katie Kimball from KitchenStewardship.com) and decided to cook my way through it.  I usually do that with new […]