Garage Makeover

Our garage is a catch-all. It is our home’s giant junk drawer. We have a million outdoor toys and things that need stored. It’s also my craft area because it can be ventilated. It’s always messy. In the summer, the kids drag out all their toys and then don’t put them away – that’s customary […]

Captain’s Log Day 2,998

I’m so ready for spring. This polar vortex has brought on my seasonal depression and exacerbated it tenfold. I find myself unmotivated in every way. I want to spring clean, but can’t seem to get the gumption. I haven’t blogged consistently in a good while. I’ve left my crafts to wait in the dark garage. […]

Captain’s Log day 2912

With Thanksgiving day passed, and Sylas going back to school this coming Monday, it feels like things could slow down for our house. But Sylas’ 8th birthday and Christmas right around the corner will give us plenty to keep busy. I don’t think that I’ve posted on here about virtual learning yet. Three weeks ago […]

Captain’s Log Day 2,766

These past couple of weeks have been hard. Motherhood is so hard sometimes. I’m running on little sleep, and my patience bank is in the red. All of the kids have been trying me in their own ways. Work has been stressful with ever-changing COVID procedures too. I’m single parenting most of the time because […]

Chop Chop

Yesterday I chopped off my hair! I’ve wanted a pixie, or any short hair cut, for as long as I can remember. I’ve really wanted one since I entered into motherhood. Before quarantine, I had decided that I was finally going to take the plunge and do it. I got over my fear of looking […]

Captain’s Log Day 2,703

Spring has officially sprung here in this little place we call home. The weather has been hovering in the 60s with the occasional 80 degree day. We are outside every chance we can get. Every afternoon is spent outside. On my days off, we head to the lake to ride bikes and walk around the […]