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Why My Cat Deserves The Best (In His Own Words)

Why My Cat Deserves The Best (In His Own Words)

I’ve had several people ask how the pets have adjusted to a baby in the house, particularly our Siamese cat Haldir, because everyone knows that if the cat isn’t happy, nobody’s happy. Well, like all cats, Haldir knows that he deserves the best. Now that…

Free DIY Christmas Light Bulb Tester

Free DIY Christmas Light Bulb Tester

This is not food related, but I feel like MacGuyver, so I had to share my little tip on how to repair your Christmas lights for free. We finally got our tree put up, and were dismayed to discover that several sections of lights weren’t…

Surviving 30 Days Sugar Free (Part 2)

Surviving 30 Days Sugar Free (Part 2)

I recently went through a book with my sister in law that I felt might help me to become more spiritually and mentally disciplined. The book issued a 30 day challenge of various tasks, one of which was to give up sugar for the month.…

Surviving 30 Days Sugar Free (Part 1)

Surviving 30 Days Sugar Free (Part 1)

I recently went through a book with my sister in law that I felt might help me to become more spiritually and mentally disciplined. The book issued a 30 day challenge of various tasks, one of which was to give up sugar for the month.…

Baby Led Weaning and Corban’s First Blueberries

Baby Led Weaning and Corban’s First Blueberries

  Poor Corban was SO tired yesterday, but that didn’t keep him from thoroughly enjoying his first taste of blueberries. We do something called baby led weaning, the word weaning used in a British term not referring to weaning off of breast milk, but rather…

The Loss of a Child

The Loss of a Child

It was Halloween evening, and the first trick-or-treaters were just minutes away from showing up at our joyful home. Eric was dressed as a knight, wearing dragon Corban in the Ergo, and I was decked out as a medieval princess, giving a final stir to…

Corban’s First Halloween and Pumpkin Patch

Corban’s First Halloween and Pumpkin Patch

Happy Halloween! Tonight we will be handing out hot chocolate once again. It was such a HUGE hit in the neighborhood the last time, and we are really excited to introduce Corban to everyone this year. Well, if he’s awake. This little dragon really roars…

Verity Mom Update

Verity Mom Update

For those of you who have waited with baited breath, you can breathe again. I was not selected for the final three for the next Verity Mom. (Maybe because I look WAY too much like the current Verity Mom!) Here’s the thing. I feel REALLY…