On Souvenirs

When I was a kid, I stood in awe of souvenir shops. Postcards, mugs, knick-knacks, you name it I was into it. My parents used to give us vacation money, and I remember that one time I spent mine on – literally- a box of rocks. They were desert rocks, but still. And what did […]

The Day I Almost Lost My Ring

I enjoy writing light-hearted posts and telling funny stories from a homemaker’s perspective. That was always my vision for this blog. But, every once in a while, something happens that really makes you think. And, oh boy, did this make me think. It made me think about marriage. It made me think about life, and […]

Concerning Meal Planning (i.e. the Bane of my Existence)

Here’s the thing: meal planning is hard. I don’t mind thinking about what I want to eat tomorrow, but thinking about the day after that, and the day after that…sooner or later my head starts spinning. I’ve tried planning weekly, bi-weekly and monthly. I’ve tried planning with charts, color schemes, and lists. I’ve tried planning […]