Thoughts on being enough

Lately there seems to be...more

How to find your style and create a capsule wardrobe (without spending a ton of money)

One of my goals for 2015 was to simplify my closet. I wasn’t sure if this would mean getting rid of more stuff or putting together an actual capsule wardrobe. I took it one step at a time, and a few months into 2015, I now have a clutter-free closet and a spring capsule filled with clothes that I love and will actually enjoy wearing ....more

Thankful for this mess

I walked into the kids’ bathroom today and as the light streamed in, the mirror looked like this. I saw...more

Not an endorsement?

Last week, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics announced a partnership between Kraft and Kids Eat Right. Specifically that the Kids Eat Right logo will now appear on packages of Kraft American...more

Thankfulness Lately

This morning we dug our hands into the soil, pulling beets and carrots from their hiding places, clipping rainbow chard and kale from overgrown stalks. Arriving...more

We’re Not So Different After All

Lately our family has been sporting these awesome red glasses. Even Hobbs is getting in on the action. Let me tell you why ....more

Why a Celiac Should Always Ask

I have celiac disease. That means I have to ask a bunch of annoying questions every time I go out to eat to make sure...more

Follow me…or don’t.

I realized something icky about myself the other day. Far too often I measure my self-worth by a number on a screen. It hit me that no matter how many followers I have, no matter how much traffic my blog gets, no matter what circles I nudge my way into, I will never feel like I’ve “made it.” If I measure my worth by likes, follows, and pageviews, I will never be enough ....more

What I’m Reading – February

To keep on track with my...more

Keeping journals: 5 ways your kids can start now

This year, we started homeschooling our kids, mostly as a way of sticking together as a family. Because of my husband’s job as a professional baseball coach, we move a few times a year. As we began our homeschool journey, I decided pretty quickly that I didn’t want to have a million pieces of paper to organize or endless works of art that would end up in a shoebox (or the trash) ....more