Writer’s Workshop: Homeschooling, Week One

It’s Thursday so it’s time to link up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. How has your week been? Here are the different prompts to choose from this week: 1. Attempt a craft or recipe you saw on Pinterest, how did it turn out? 2. Write about how you keep busy during a “quarantine.” Is your daily schedule affected much at all? 3. Show us a … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Homeschooling, Week One

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

8 Things I’m Looking Forward To This Fall.

My kids go back to school on Monday and most of the moms I know are in two different camps about this: Half are sort of wistful and telling me it all went by too fast and they want more time to make those summer memories. The other half are like “Can I drop them off today?“ I’ve gotta be honest. I’m in the second … Continue reading 8 Things I’m Looking Forward To This Fall.

Some of our favorite 2019 memories so far.

Our summer vacation is half over. The kids go back to school in mid- August, a fact which makes most people do a double take because their kids have only been on vacation for like a month. #privateschoollife We’ve had a BUSY summer and a lot of great summer memories are firmly under our belt. Here’s a not remotely exhaustive round up of some of … Continue reading Some of our favorite 2019 memories so far.

5 TV Shows I’m Binging Right Now.

I’m not watching many new shows right now. Blame it on the lack of cable or the lack of exciting things on network television or maybe I’m just old or something. Not sure. Most of the shows we’re watching now are old news to everyone else. Which is kind of great, because those shows are perfect for binge watching. If you are looking for a … Continue reading 5 TV Shows I’m Binging Right Now.

5 Songs I Loved When I Was 16.

I’m linking up again with Mama Kat’s World Famous Writer’s Workshop. Albeit, I’m linking up a little late – but hopefully you won’t mind. This week Mama Kat asked: 4. What was your favorite song when you were 16 years old…is it still a favorite? According to my calculator, I was 16 in 1998. Remember the 90’s? A musical cornucopia of delights. Or if you … Continue reading 5 Songs I Loved When I Was 16.

5 Recent Instagram Posts, Now With Full Stories.

I really didn’t mean to go so long without posting anything other than the occasional tag. It seems like life is determined to keep me busy – not with anything necessarily bad or strange, just life stuff. Before I get sucked into the Time Vortex again, here are some thing I forgot to tell you about when I was busy being busy. What do you … Continue reading 5 Recent Instagram Posts, Now With Full Stories.

8 things my kids have asked me for recently.

Now that Halloween is behind us, it’s time to obsess over the upcoming Winter holidays. Obviously we’re going to skip right over Thanksgiving because here in America, we’re more concerned with commercialistic holidays like Black Friday, Christmas and Christmas Bonus Time (You know I’m kidding right? Thanksgiving is awesome and there should always be pumpkin pie, extra stuffing and an excuse to eat five different … Continue reading 8 things my kids have asked me for recently.

6 Books I’m Reading Right Now

I’m having a weird reading month (or months) as I can’t seem to commit to any books outright. It’s not uncommon for me to read two or three books at once but usually one of them is a clear front runner and takes up most of my time. Right now I’m reading many, many books but not giving sufficient time to any of them if … Continue reading 6 Books I’m Reading Right Now