Top 5 Tuesday Alphabet Challenge: Light Reads for Tough Times (PQRST)

It’s time for Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm and we’re still making our way through the alphabet challenge. Today I’m sharing some favorite light reads for these tough times. I was talking to a friend about how my book club pick this month has been tough to get into because it’s even heavier than reality right now. If you are also in need of something … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday Alphabet Challenge: Light Reads for Tough Times (PQRST)

My Homeschooling Plan for Next Week

I’m still waiting to hear from our kids’school about a formal plan for the coming weeks but after a week of letting the kids indulge in all the video games and YouTube videos they can stand (hey, it’s Spring Break!) I’m thinking next week will need a little more structure. I’m tentatively considering some websites, books and documentaries that we have access to here at … Continue reading My Homeschooling Plan for Next Week

Writer’s Workshop: Keeping Busy And Staying Sane

One advantage to this whole mandatory hibernation is that I have more time for my hobbies and stuff. The blog is seeing more action than ever AND the kitchen has never been cleaner. Is this a dream? I’m linking up with Kat’s Pretty Much World Famous Writer’s Workshop today. Here are the prompts you can choose from if you want to play along on your … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Keeping Busy And Staying Sane

Daybook: March 18, 2020 | The Great Hibernation of 2020 Edition

Outside My Window: there is snow on the ground because Mother Nature thinks she is very very funny. The kids asked for a snow day this year. Does this count? In all seriousness, this is supposed to be our Spring Break but like everyone else across the globe it seems, we are inside self quarantined indefinitely due to the Coronavirus situation. I have no idea … Continue reading Daybook: March 18, 2020 | The Great Hibernation of 2020 Edition

3 Good Things for February 7th

A couple of years ago my kids and I started sharing three good things about our day before bed each night. It started as a way to help prevent negative dwelling on all the little things but has turned into a beloved bedtime tradition in our house. Each kid shares with me (1) something they enjoyed, (2) something they are proud of, and (3) something … Continue reading 3 Good Things for February 7th

Daybook | January 30th

Outside My Window: It’s another gray morning in Wisconsin. I’m trying not to grumble about the weather because it’s not overly cold and it’s not snowing but it’s been overcast and chilly all week and I miss the sun. I Am Hearing: Literal silence and I gotta be honest, it’s glorious. The kids are at school, the dog is sleeping and I have another hour to … Continue reading Daybook | January 30th

I’m a RavenPuff SlytherDor (And so are you).

I have always loved taking quizzes that tell me who I am. From Seventeen magazine to BuzzFeed to Meyers Briggs, I take it all with a heavy dose of sincere curiosity mixed with skepticism. Because as much as I love spending time thinking about my favorite topic – me – I also don’t like being put in boxes. Except when I do. I’m enigmatic like … Continue reading I’m a RavenPuff SlytherDor (And so are you).