One thing that I’m learning to absolutely love about homeschooling is that we can still do some of the fun school traditions without actually having to be a part of traditional school. Today we did this: school portraits. A local studio offered a homeschool student special and we took them up on it! I… Continue reading #30 Photos
Sometimes the poignant moments in my life aren’t when the girls are singing and dancing together and aren’t a pretty suburban sunset. Sometimes the poignant moment is when you’re breezing into Target with the kids and you see this shirt. It’s pretty lame and will probably be worn by 50-60% of the moms out trick-or-treating… Continue reading #28 Boos
This was my view this morning on my wun. (walk/run) The air was crisp and there was a breeze blowing. There were beautiful, interesting clouds all over the sky. This is looking toward the east where the sun would later burn through those clouds. In the far distance, I could actually see light showers coming… Continue reading #27 September
I’ve been itching for a cotton wreath for a couple months now. I finally got one today! I hit Hobby Lobby with the kiddos thinking I’d pick up a grapevine wreath and some extra cotton branches and make one myself. I didn’t find the cotton branches but it didn’t matter because the wreaths were 50% off! (Hit… Continue reading #26 Cotton for Fall
I’m not going to say this was the highlight of my day, but I will say that it feels good to have folded like six loads of laundry AND put it away. One of those loads may or may not have sat on that bench for a full week waiting to be folded. You can… Continue reading #25 Laundry
It is kind of amazing what a simple and delicious little nugget of pastry can do for your soul. I woke up this morning extra sleepy after having been woken 3 times last night by various children. I wasn’t feeling particularly excited about the day. Fortunately I had defrosted some of these Trader Joe’s croissants… Continue reading #23 Oui
This is Rae at the park today. I just want to know if there is something sweeter and more lovely and pure and silly and beautiful than her. I really can’t think of anything.