Weekly News Digest – January 28th, 2015

Who remembers this? (I know I do. I’m still not sure how I managed to walk without tipping over during the last month of that pregnancy) ....more

Ultimate DIY Bundle – Detailed List of Resources Offered

If you haven’t had a chance to grab your bundle yet, there’s still time! But you must act quickly – tomorrow’s the last day! Plus you get 4 great free bonuses, worth more than $100! ...more

The Ultimate DIY e-Book Bundle – Available Now!

There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their homework, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone DIY and crafting! But…do you look at that bare wall in the den or the ratty tablecloth on the kitchen table, and wish you had a few hours to do something about them? ...more

Rediscover Your Creative Side – Free Mini Course from The Nester!

There’s a new ultimate e-book bundle coming out soon, and this time it’s all DIY! Plus, this week...more

How to Make Bread Dough in a Stand Mixer

In this post, I mentioned that I’ve recently mastered making multiple loaves of bread at a time using my stand mixer, and my friend, Lauren, asked: “Could you do a post for your bread you make in the stand mixer? I don’t have a bread machine and just haven’t found a good one yet. Would love to try yours!” So first, here’s a brief history of my relationship with bread… I love it ....more

No More Play Time Guilt

In response to yesterday’s post, a reader asked, “how much time do you spend playing with DJ? I have a 4 year old boy who wants me to entertain him all day long. I can’t get anything done because even when I am not playing with him, he keeps begging me to and I feel so guilty telling him “no” so often ....more

Finding Your Rhythm

“Hi Heather, I just recently found your blog and was wondering if you could help me. I’m a new sahm with a toddler and I can’t figure out how to plan my days. I never know what the best use for my time is so I end up doing nothing ....more

My 2015 Reading List

When I was in second grade, my teacher told my mother that I had a passion for reading unlike that of any other student she’d ever had – to the point where I was often caught reading instead of doing my work, and I sometimes borrowed so many books from the school library that I couldn’t close the lid on my school desk. In high school, my best friend referred to me as her “walking dictionary,” because I had read so many books that I had an enormous vocabulary. When my husband and I went out with her, and her significant other, for our anniversary last fall, I used the word “accoutrements” in casual conversation, and she turned to her partner and said, “Only Heather would use that word.” I continued my voracious reading into adulthood, sometimes reading upwards of 100 books a year ....more

Weekly News Digest – January 9th, 2015

My husband, clearing a path down the hill to the bus stop. I want to thank all of you for your understanding, encouragement, and kindness in response to my last post. As I said in the post itself, it’s...more

Belvita Breakfast Biscuits – Printable Recipe

For those who requested it. The original post has also been updated. Belvita Breakfast Biscuits (Copycat Recipe) Crispy, buttery oaty biscuits, similar to Belvita Breakfast Biscuits ....more