Healthy Foodspiration: Eat.Real.Food.

It's the last day of my healthy foodspiration series and I saved a really good one for you to keep you motivated going into the weekend! ...more

Red Wine Slow Cooker Short Ribs with Potatoes, Carrots, and Onion

Red Wine? Short Ribs? Potatoes? ...more

Expat Diaries with Aileen of I am Aileen

Welcome to the Expat Diaries, a series where each week […] The post Expat Diaries with Aileen of I am Aileen appeared first on An American Abroad ....more

The one where June is kind of berserk

As soon as he gets out the shower, Ima kill Ned. He didn't wake me up till after 7:30! WHY? ...more

Parenting: Saying ‘No’ When You Want to Say ‘Yes’

We’ve all had those days when we fall into bed exhausted after teaching, corralling, making difficult decisions, and nurturing our little ones. Then there are those moments where you have to make split-second parenting calls; you know, when your little one says something inappropriate out in public, especially when it’s directed towards someone. I had […] The post Parenting: Saying ‘No’ When You Want to Say ‘Yes’ appeared first on lo-wren ....more

“Bee Mine” Crochet Headband – Free Pattern

With Valentine’s Day just a few weeks away, I wanted to make something cute for Kaylee to wear. She has been really into headbands lately so I thought that it would be cute to make her a bee-themed headband. I came up with this quick, easy, and adorable headband and asked Kaylee to “bee”.. ....more

How to Increase Your Chances of Marriage

Don’t miss the Ultimate DIY Bundle–the sale is on now until January 26 at midnight! It’s a whole library of 76 ebooks and ecourses on Sewing, Photography, Gardening, Homemade Gifts, Decorating, Scrapbooking–and even turning your crafts into a small business! I love this bundle ....more

Creamy Charred Tomato Soup with Garlic Croutons

If you follow me on Instagram you know that I had a whirlwind 24 hour trip to Dallas this week. It was snowing in Denver when I left and it’s still pretty darn cold here after the quick jaunt to Texas, so I am ready...more

Kitchen Transformation and Affordable Appliance Updates

In the past year our house has had...more

by the numbers

January 2015 (so far) by the numbers 71.3 miles run (7% of 2015 goal complete) 1 race completed (no PR, but a nice 3 hours by myself) 3 books read (Overrated, Landline, and Andrew's Brain... fabulous, pretty good, and just OK) 89 days of school left (WAY too many) 1 movie watched (American Sniper... loved it) 1 third grade project completed (multiplication board game.. ....more