Using a checklist instead of a schedule to homeschool

I'm doing it, Blythe! I'm just sitting down and doing it and NO ONE CAN STOP ME! AAAAAAAAAAAAAH! ...more

5 Books We've Been Reading Lately

Once Upon a Time Saints Technically we got this for the school year but when it's a book full of stories, does one really have to wait? Can one wait?...more

Easy Slow Cooker and One Pot Meals Link-Up

Hey hey hey! I'm doing it! As promised, here my easy peasiest crowd pleasingest slow-cooker recipe and at the bottom you'll a link up for everyone else to add theirs....more

I plopped my hair (with video!)

Ever since Mary was born a little over three years ago, when my hair turned against me and suddenly became almost-but-not-quite curly, I've been in a little bit of a war with my own head. Remember that unfortunate Luanne haircut I so cruelly gave to myself? I'm not proud ....more

Slow-cooker and one-pot recipe link-up (need more hyphens)

The other day when I shared my three favorite tips for managing clean laundry, a reader named Megan mentioned the fact that feeding small people on the daily, multiple TIMES a day, is a feat challenging for even the most seasoned project manager turned short order cook.What to do, what to do?Link up time!Well, I mean, it will be link up time when the link up is up....more

Homily Rambles or "Pity them, but not alone"

Today was a wish-I-had-a-notebook-and-a-pencil-during-the-homily kind of day at our parish, but since I didn't, I want to write it here before I forget it all. So first, in case a baby was shrieking in your ear or forcing you to take them potty for the zillionth time or you're not Catholic or _______________, here was the gospel reading:The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” People were coming and going in great numbers, and they had no opportunity even to eat ....more

Housekeeping the Dweej way : Top 3 Laundry Tips

"Dweej, how is your house always so immaculate?" HAHAHAHAHAHA JUST KIDDING.But we do alright....more

If Theme Thursday were still a thing: Fireworks

Back when Cari ran her Theme Thursday series, back in those days of her old house when she didn't have so many other worthy things giving her peace and contentment, I could count on at least one day of the week giving me an artistic task if I needed it....more

This is totally 3, y'all

For weeks whenever Mary would hear anyone say anything about the number two, she would proclaim "No, I'm STREE!"...more

Den and Playroom reveal (before/after pics)

Why It's So Hard to Post a Room Reveal by Dwija BorobiaChildren.The endNo but for real, you guys....more