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Free meal planning template + updating around the house

Free meal planning template + updating around the house

Because I’ve yet to find a meal planning template that works for me, I’ve created one that you’re welcome to use for free. 

Stealing a snowy moment and finding the perfect snack recipe

Stealing a snowy moment and finding the perfect snack recipe

Sometimes, it’s the little moments like watching the sun rise over fresh-fallen snow, or finally finding a scrumdilly-umptious snack-ball recipe.

Why Michigan winters are the worst – and the best

Why Michigan winters are the worst – and the best

We float through the holiday season and gaze adoringly out the window as the snow falls. But now, we’ve entered into that Michigan, months-long stretch of frigid underworld.

On being different; one mama’s story

On being different; one mama’s story

When the experts said my son was fine, in my heart I knew there was more to the story.

A sick day shared with a spying hen

A sick day shared with a spying hen

Brynn’s fever broke in the middle of the night, so what I worried might be strep was just some vigilante virus using my daughter as a germ-hostel as it makes its way through the child population. We laid low today.  Books and jammies and blankets […]

The best laid plans…

The best laid plans…

Today started out according to plan. By noon it was off the rails, but I’m learning to roll with the proverbial punches.