Hi Friends! It was another cool and cloudy day in Missouri, but I felt great! I've listened to my bedtime alarm now, two nights in a row and went to bed on time, and I only hit my snooze button once in the morning. I had my outfit picked out before I went to bed, and the boys' outfits too, … Continue reading I’m Starting a Gratitude Journal!
Dear Friends, I'm having a serious case of the Mondays! It's the first day of the work week, which means the alarm went off at 6 a.m., I dragged myself out of bed at 6:20, got the kids up, ate breakfast, fed them breakfast and got myself ready, all in the span of 55 minutes. We rushed … Continue reading How I Self-Sabotage, and Why Sleep is so Important for your Health
Hi Friends! We are two days into Spring, and the sun shining through the windows these last couple of days has the Spring Fever biting hard. The sunny skies are deceiving, though, since the temperature out there hasn’t broken the mid-50’s, and it’s making me impatient for warmer days. I’m ready for hiking and weekends … Continue reading Spring has Sprung, and the First Garden Plantings of the Season are Under Way
Dear Friends, My ex husband used to tell me that I make more trash than anyone he knows. That's because I'm always throwing away and donating stuff. In fact, in light of being forced to clean out every closet and drawer in the house over this last week, I've filled an entire garbage bag with … Continue reading Buying Designer on a Budget, and My Thoughts on Materialism
Dear Friends, I’ve been at an internal battle with myself on whether to share what’s been consuming my life these last five days, because I don’t want to make my friends think they can never come over to my house again for the rest of their God-given lives. But ya’ll…our worst nightmare unfolded over the weekend. First of … Continue reading Gutter Repair and Garden Prep and….Bed Bugs???