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Weekly meal planning:  It’s what’s for dinner.

Weekly meal planning: It’s what’s for dinner.

A few posts back I shared our non-commanding command center, created to support our newly-formed habit of of weekly meal planning. We are so pleased that Sara Tetrault of Go Gingham has asked us to write about what we’ve learned so far on her blog today. I read Sara’s blog all the time to get(…)

On doing it right

On doing it right

Conventional wisdom says that for our blog to be successful, we need to post regularly, and when we do post, we need to deliver killer content. I also need to be engaging with all of you on social media. You know, Twitting regularly and Facebookering and Pinning…stuff. Oh, and Instagramming! I think I signed up(…)

Because we all need a balanced diet

Because we all need a balanced diet

Most of the time, writing here is something that feeds me. Something about putting experience into words and images has always been the thing to take me deeper into it. Going deeper helps me live more fully, with more understanding, joy, and appreciation. Most Mondays, I’m not working at my day job, and I spend(…)

Not what I’d planned on

Not what I’d planned on

You ever make plans that don’t go quite the way you want them to? Yeah, me too. I have a post almost done that I wanted to publish today. There’s a timely nature to the post, and I was more than a little beyond frustrated last night when I just couldn’t make any time to(…)

And so this is Christmas

I have been having some trouble staying engaged with my online world of late. Somehow, too many posts about ornaments and mantels and staying sane through the holidays. I have been longing for normal life, one we don’t have to work so hard at staying sane in. I have been waiting for January. Not because(…)

Have you ever gotten lost…

…but not really lost? I mean, you know, generally, where you are–but you don’t know exactly where you are. And you don’t know how to get where it is you want to go. Somehow, in the last 6 months, I seem to have lost my way. I have worked hard, and blogged hard, and parented(…)

Or: Why pickles are as important as poems

Or: Why pickles are as important as poems

This week my FB feed has been hopping with reactions to Akin. I rarely get directly political there (and never here on this blog), but even I joined in on that commentary. While few topics will get me to engage in political discourse on FB, rape is one that will. My feed was also hopping(…)