There are many times when our home feels like a farm. Chores are never ending, much as I would imagine a farm to be. Mouths have to be fed. Clean ups are needed. The days seem to run on a somewhat steady schedule. And it is noisy! Though the sounds of animals are not to blame, the sounds come in the form of arguing, giggling, squealing, and non-stop talking from two adorable little children. Occasionally our cat will wake up… Read more »

Over time, I have seen posts and articles on essentail oils and been somewhat interested. It wasn’t until last spring that my cousin really introduced me to the magic in those little bottles. (Thanks Robyn!)  Those who are around me now know pretty quickly that I am slightly obsessed with essentail oils. I have been sold on them since I bought my first starter kit. After much, much research, I chose Young Living oils and love them more with each… Read more »

Today was one of those days. And tonight, as my family sat around the table eating dinner, they started. All of them. My husband, my son, and my daughter. They all lied. Told fibs. Spoke untruths. But with each falsehood, I listened and I fell in love with them all even more.  Today was one of those days. The kind your mom warned you would come. When your feet are knocked out from under you and you just wish the… Read more »

Recently, I decided to become a travel agent. It came with much thought and consideration, and in all honesty, I should have pursued this years ago. When asked to describe things I love, traveling is always in the top three. Over the years, I have been fortunate to see many great places and experience many things, but my love for finding new adventures makes me realize just how much of the world is still out there to explore. Nothing can… Read more »

Well, today is the big day. My son starts first grade and next week my daughter starts preschool. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the end of the school year, but here we are, going back. And this time both of my children are going. (Kleenex is ready to go for the next few days. I will miss them terribly.) Before school ended for my son last year, I made a list of all of the things we… Read more »