Grocery Report, February 7 – 20, 2018

The grocery report for the last two weeks! Just a Few Facts About Us Our family of 5 chooses to eat mostly organic produce and grass-fed and pasture-raised meats.  I’m Paleo, my daughter is semi-Paleo, and the rest of us are gluten free.  Everyone … [Continue reading]

Homeschool Crew Review: Wulf the Saxon by Heirloom Audio Productions

Heirloom Audio Productions has added another great title to their collection of works by G.A. Henty.  This time it is Wulf the Saxon about the Norman conquest.  We received the physical CD and enjoyed listening to it! About Wulf the Saxon This … [Continue reading]

Goals for 2018: Week 7 of 52

Another week, another update on my goals. As a reminder, here are my January goals and my added new goal. This post contains affiliate links. Make Time to Relax Read a book a week.  I started Still Alice.  I wanted to read this a year or so … [Continue reading]

What We Ate, February 10 – 16, 2018

This week I felt like I was always running behind.  I made a menu plan, but I kind of forgot that we couldn't eat meat on Wednesday or Friday this week, so that threw a wrench in things.  Also, I'm still adjusting to being on a soft food diet, so I … [Continue reading]

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran: A Book Review

Every year, there are a select few books I read that just grip me.  I can't wait to get back to the book, and I try to steal time from my day to read a few more pages, and a few more. . .These are books that I hate to have end. This post … [Continue reading]

Goals for 2018: Week 6 of 52

  I'm going to be gentle with myself this week because on Tuesday I got my tooth pulled and a bone graft done.  This Thursday, I'll hopefully get out the stitches.  I don't know yet what the next step in the process is.  Also, both girls were … [Continue reading]

What We Ate, February 1 – 9, 2018

This week was a weird one.  I had my tooth pulled on 2/6 and only ate soft foods for a while after that.  Both girls also got sick on 2/6 and didn't eat anything that day.  The next day, PB & J Girl was on the mend, and by 2/8, she was back to … [Continue reading]

The Empowered by Craig Parshall: A Book Review

Last fall, I had the pleasure of reading The Occupied by Craig Parshall, and I quickly became a fan.  I was excited to read his new book, The Empowered, and it did not disappoint! As the book opens, protagonist Trevor Black is at his Carolina … [Continue reading]

Grocery Report, February 1 – 6, 2017

I'm trying to pay cash for my groceries in an effort to rein in my spending.  I'm also taking all of the change I receive and putting it in a vacation fund to travel to Michigan, so unless I pay by check or credit card, all of my shopping will now be … [Continue reading]

Goals for 2018: Week 5 of 52

Whew, this week knocked me on my behind!  I had a lot of dental appointments.  Ten years ago I had a root canal by my regular dentist, but he could only complete about 2/3rds of it because he said the roots were calcified.  He said if I was lucky, it … [Continue reading]