Feeding a Large Family a (Mostly) Organic Diet on a Budget

Maybe I’m weird (ok, I know I am!) but I love reading about how other families do daily activities such as grocery shopping, organization, schooling, etc. Today was grocery day, so I thought I’d share what we buy on a typical week. I usually do my grocery shopping at either Aldi or Walmart. I LOVE … Continue reading Feeding a Large Family a (Mostly) Organic Diet on a Budget

Mom Fail and Chocolate Cake

Hands up if you’ve ever had a complete mom fail! Yep, my hand is raised right alongside yours. Jana is my fashion-loving, princess dress wearing, tea party planning girl. So I decided to plan a fancy mother-daughter outing with her. I had heard of a restaurant in a neighboring town called Miss Molly’s Tea Room … Continue reading Mom Fail and Chocolate Cake


Yesterday was a great day. I’m talking the kind of day where everything seems to go perfectly, and you end the day feeling victorious and like you’ve got this whole parenting thing figured out. Today, was not that day. Screaming, fighting, talking back...and that was all before 9 a.m! My kids lost both playground and … Continue reading TGIF