How I Used Several Vera Bradley Purses & Made My Life More Efficient

It took about a week of deep thought on how to achieve “Purse Efficiency” for all of my different needs.  But then…. the Ah-Ha Moment!  I finally figured it out! Layer Your Purses You know how we layer our clothes, especially if it’s cold in the morning and then gets hot in the afternoon?  Do […]

How To Grind Your Own Grain And Make Flour!

Fresh hard white winter wheat berries straight from the farm. Girls Need Tools Too! My Mama gave this to me for my birthday 2 years ago, bless her heart.  It is a beautiful thing.  Now before you groan at making your meals even harder to get together, remember who you’re talking to here.  I’m the […]

Mom: Hen – ry, Laundry Time

Mom:  Henry, it’s time to put your clothes away.  Remember, shirts in the top drawer, pants in the middle drawer and pj’s in the bottom drawer. Great.  You’re doing a good job.  Keep it up! Mom walks out of the room. Henry:  Hey, what’s this? Henry:  A toy.  Cool. Henry:  I must play with this […]

How I Got Rid Of My Microwave

Most of us have been hearing for years how bad microwaves are, right?  They do crazy things like change the cellular structure of the food we eat and add things to our bloodstream that should not be there.  Here is a link that will give you details on what microwaving is doing to our food […]

Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent – Yes, I’m Serious.

I took this picture today and I am still shocked at that price. Can you think of a topic more exciting that this?  Are you thinking “She is really going out on a limb here!”  My good friends are probably laughing right now, because they know that is a regular occurrence with me.  We oranges […]

Out With All The Clothes!

Oh Glory.  The Laundry. “Out.”  I say “Out.”  I have finally had enough.  Enough laundry.  Enough random articles of children’s clothing.  Is it clean?  Is it dirty?  Does it fit you still?  Why are your drawers stuffed when we just cleaned them out and sent a bag of clothes to the thrift shop? And why, […]

Getting Out The Door w/ Children

And, Hopefully, A Smile On Your Face Old Friends Last night we were pleasantly surprised with a visit from an old law school buddy of my husband’s, his wife and their 2 sons, ages 9 and 6. They had just gone on a drive and ended up in our town. He apparently said, “Hey I […]