Last week was Benny's fourth birthday. Seems like eons ago already as it passed in the blink of an eye. I was also in the throes of a nasty fever (chills! swollen throat! a general lump of lethargy!), so I feel like I didn't get to really enjoy the day with him. I didn't even … Continue reading For an Instant Birthday Party.
On Mundane, Practical Resolutions and Making Them Happen.
Every new year I sit down and write a lengthy list of goals. Last year I did it stream of consciousness style on a Google doc. Most years past I've used a notebook to jot things down. Neither are a bad way to do it, and it's always nice to read back through to see … Continue reading On Mundane, Practical Resolutions and Making Them Happen.
A Look Inside My Golden Coil Planner.
A post I've wanted to write for a while, but am just now getting around to. The overwhelm when it comes to trying to choose a functional, well laid out, everything I need in my life planner is a lot every year. I spent years making and printing my own planning sheets out because I … Continue reading A Look Inside My Golden Coil Planner.
Things My Children Said This Week.
Someone put surveys in mailboxes at school to fill out and left a little thing of skittles to go with it so I ate mine in the car on the way to get the boys and immediately when Benny got in he said, “I smell candy. Mama can I have some candy?” Busted. Me: Wow, … Continue reading Things My Children Said This Week.
A September To Do List.
Ah, September, the beginning of apple everything, darkening days, You've Got Mail viewings, sprinkling of stalks of wheat and mini pumpkins around the house, and that crisp feeling in the air that means only one thing - It's (basically) Fall! I have so many things on my list for month. I'm so excited about it … Continue reading A September To Do List.
A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Librarian.
I bet you never thought I would get to this second part of my "Day in the Life" series. I shared a morning in the life way back in January and promised I would get a typical day down for you, and it's taken me...a while. ha! Well it's here! I get so very many … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Librarian.
Our Family Recipe Book.
A couple of years ago, my mom made everyone in our family beautiful bound books with recipes from the whole family. Grandma's sugar cookies are in there, a whole bunch of my mom's recipes (cheesecake, meatballs, crab dip, spice cake, etc etc etc.) my dad's buckeyes & golden cadillacs (wait until the holidays roll around … Continue reading Our Family Recipe Book.
An August To Do List.
You guys, I was looking through my blog this morning as my first *School Year Is Starting, But I'm Not Working Yet* order of business, and I really thought I had more on here than I do. Ha! It's a bit bare bones isn't it? I have pages and pages full of post ideas. One … Continue reading An August To Do List.
A February To Do List.
Feels a little late to be sharing this, February being a short month and it already being the 9th, but better late than never! But I can imagine this coming in handy next year when I'm looking for monthly to dos. I think I'll share every month (but hopefully a little earlier next time!). Now … Continue reading A February To Do List.
A Morning in the Life (of an elementary school librarian with three boys aged 4, 2, and 1).
I was going to do one Day in the Life post, but after starting to write, I have found that I need to break it up. I'm so chatty and explain-y! There is after all somewhat of a science to getting out the door in a orderly and not-pulling-your-hair-out fashion with three small children before … Continue reading A Morning in the Life (of an elementary school librarian with three boys aged 4, 2, and 1).