Friday flâner

Friday flâner

A few things I enjoyed from around the web this week: Whenever my family goes on a road trip, I like to buy coffee out but bring breakfast, and it's usually something like bacon-egg-cheese muffins. I found this recipe for Frittata Breakfast Sandwiches that looked genius. The eggs are baked in a … [Continue reading]

42 weeks pregnant: Ignore This Post

[Update 2016: I found this post in my drafts folder, never published. It's now over four years old, like the baby. I was 42 weeks pregnant with baby #6 when I wrote this, and had never felt more (physically) miserable in my life. It's funny how much of this I had forgotten. With my next … [Continue reading]

Friday flâner

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Good Friday! I hope you enjoyed your first day of autumn yesterday (I've never understood why we don't capitalize the seasons. Oh well.). It's … [Continue reading]

From Crunchy to Soggy (plus giveaway)

frugality and environmentalism

As I review the nearly 2,000 posts published on this blog in the last several years, a few things have struck me. I've changed through the years. One … [Continue reading]

Read Aloud Roundup

read aloud roundup

Read aloud roundup is where I share great books I've read with my kids lately. Here are a few we enjoyed last week.   This is Not My … [Continue reading]

Friday flâner

Friday flâner

Flâner is a French word and concept that I love, and that we don't have nearly enough of in our fast-paced lives (assuming, of course, that you, dear … [Continue reading]

5 frugal things

A tent made from stuff in the house. Entertained the kids for 3 days. Cost: zero. Imagination: priceless

When I went to Aldi to get groceries Sunday, they had a shopping cart full of kid's stuff for 50% off. I got several packs of socks, undies and a cute … [Continue reading]

Unsung Benefits of Frugality

unsung benefits of frugality

My No-Spend Summer is officially over. We're well over half way to our savings goal. For a number of reasons, we've decided to stay put for another … [Continue reading]

5 frugal things

1 - Today I went to the local kid's consignment shop to get Josiah a few shirts. I had a pieces to sell to them as well. We arrived before the … [Continue reading]

Mothering up

In the last couple of weeks I've been going through archives on this here blog. My intention is to dust off all that old content to make it better, … [Continue reading]