How To Ruin Your Teenager’s Life In Three Strategic Steps

How To Ruin Your Teenager’s Life In Three Strategic Steps

To all my parenting peeps out there, sit down and hold on to your hats for a few minutes as we enter the turbulent world of teenagerism. Truly, it has been my experience as having been a teenager once myself and now living through my second bout of it in my kids, that...
Bewitching Witch Hazel: Ten Enchanting Uses

Bewitching Witch Hazel: Ten Enchanting Uses

Hey there friends! Today we are going to talk about my favorite natural skin care product of all time, the remarkably versatile yet always humble, witch hazel. Witch hazel is the number one staple in my all natural skin care routine as an all-in-one cleanser, toner...
How To Avoid Absolutely Everything In Nine Easy Steps

How To Avoid Absolutely Everything In Nine Easy Steps

Today is a very special day my friends, as it signifies the end to my first prolonged blogging slump. In fact, it has been almost exactly two months since I last posted anything. For any of you who actually noticed, I apologize.  While I would like to reassure...
Funny Is As Funny Does

Funny Is As Funny Does

I have been blogging for seven whole entire months now, people – which is basically a miracle of consistency for me. Seriously, anyone who knows me knows how impressive this number is. Sure, I may occasionally disappear for weeks at a time (something I am...
Stepping On Moss And Other Springy Things

Stepping On Moss And Other Springy Things

Hello friends! I hope you all have been having a truly magical spring/summer.  I have thought often about you guys over the past month or so. Nearly everyday, in fact, I have thought: I should really check in with everyone and write a blog post soon. And...
Two Sisters, A Comparison

Two Sisters, A Comparison

I once joked with my sister that the only thing harder than my life is hers. The face she made when I said this was one of utter shock. Apparently, she disagrees with me. So much so, she actually bet me that if I wrote this blog post, nobody who reads it will agree I...
Library Liberation

Library Liberation

I am in love with our local library. Obsessed is more like it. As a poor, homeschooling, homesteading family, the library is a miraculous beacon of hope in a world of expensive curriculum, allowing us to function with little funds in our quest for wisdom. It’s a...
The Quest For Sadie: Lessons Learned From A Secondhand Purse

The Quest For Sadie: Lessons Learned From A Secondhand Purse

I have a confession to make. I have only ever truly loved one purse. She was a backpack handbag and her name was Sadie. Just the right size and shape to hold a couple of my favorite books, crumpled receipts and wadded dollar bills, she had this amazing ability to meld...