Time Management

During the weeks that we don’t have camp or any kind of real structure, the days can really run away. Plus, I have found that the kids get into their daily activities, and… Continue reading

Crock Pot Chicken Marsala

I don’t know about you, but I love love love a crock pot meal. You just throw it together in the morning and by 6 p.m. you have a home cooked meal. And… Continue reading

Holy Grail Cookies

Edison recently participated in a local production of Spamalot. I made these cookies for the cast party.

Friends Cookies

My son just turned 15, and since he had just binge-watched the entire series on Netflix, he asked if I could make Friends themed cookies for his birthday. These were the results.

Cookie Progress

About a year ago, I decided to start making cookies for friends and their friends, mostly by word of mouth, for special occasions and I think the practice has come a long way.… Continue reading

A System of Allowance

As my kids have made the journey into their tween and teen years, I’ve tried a number of different  methods to get them to help around the house. Most of them, including the Summer Chore Chart… Continue reading

Motherhood

Something occurred to me today.

Homemade Weedkiller – Cheap and Effective.

Lately I have been seeing lots of  links on both Pinterest and Facebook with recipes for homemade weedkiller. This was interesting to me since I’ve been using straight vinegar to kill weeds for… Continue reading

Natural and Effective Mosquito Repellent

We live in an area that’s right near a state park, so we have a great deal of flora and fauna, and so many mosquitos that for half the summer, it’s almost not… Continue reading

Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That

It’s funny because it’s true.