Don’t Miss This Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

It's that time of year again - did you catch the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle last year? I did, and I found some real gems that became favorites. Take a moment to check out this year's titles. If at least two of these ebooks were on your wish list, then it will be worth it to you to get the … [Continue reading]

Life Lessons from As Always, Julia

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and other books, has often said that reading about Julia Child is a lesson in happiness.  I couldn't agree more. I also loved My Life in France, which Julia co-wrote with her nephew.  In this month's Twitterature post, I mentioned how much I enjoyed … [Continue reading]

Pertussis, One Year Later

our family had whooping cough pertussis

I got an email yesterday and thought it was a perfect time to revisit this topic, since it was almost exactly one year ago that my family came down … [Continue reading]

Menu Plan: 4/20/2014


Well this is strange. I KNOW I published a meal plan post last week, and I cannot locate it. It's like it disappeared into thin internet air. I … [Continue reading]

What I Notice About Oil Pulling

oil pulling

OraWellness makes my very favorite toothpaste alternative, called HealThy Mouth blend. I think one of the reasons it works so well is because it's … [Continue reading]

Wahm Life: What’s Working Now


One of the things I've had to come to grips with as a mom who works from home is this: my schedule and what works for me is always … [Continue reading]

Twitterature April 2014

Linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy for Twitterature As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto  by Joan Reardon. How can you … [Continue reading]

Perception: Yours Versus Theirs

me, pregnant with Vic

Noticing the different ways people perceive the same event is fascinating to me. For instance, today I had an experience that illustrates the point … [Continue reading]

Menu: week of 4/13/2014

Menu: Week of 4/13/2014 Linking up with Musings of a Housewife and Sassy Moms in the City.   I never did get around to making … [Continue reading]

Why You’re Seeing Less of Me Lately

... if you read my blog via an RSS reader, that is. I made the decision to switch to truncated feeds (in blogging jargon, that means only a snippet … [Continue reading]