We started our school up and got going good… (We even went on our first school field trip to the Post Office! I was surprised at how awesome and educational it was. They gave them a behind the scenes tour and gave them papers about how to address their mail, and free books and information […]
Calling all homeschool nature-loving mamas with elementary aged kids (or any age that wants to tag along). I’m starting a Mulberry Mama Online Homeschool Co-op group.
Gardening is one of those things that either grows on you, or it doesn’t. For me, growing a garden has been a slow process… partly because I am an air-condition loving hermit in the summer if I can get away with it … and because I live in one of the hottest places this side […]
I saw a quote on someone’s instagram this week and I can’t even begin to remember what it said, but the gist of it was this: “Life is not going to be perfect. Don’t expect it to be.” My comment was, “Embrace the drama.” And you know… I’ve had to learn this as a skill. […]
I started this post a week ago when our contract for the house collapsed. We were about a week from closing, when our buyers had an unexpected snag with their lending company, and had to switch to a new mortgage loan officer and start completely over from scratch. Thus our deal crumbled and I ended […]
The birds are tweeting, the sun has come back, the weeds are blooming in the garden – waiting to be pulled… alas, Spring is here in Texas. After this past week of rain, we are SO HAPPY that the sun returned this afternoon. My legs are still hurting from pulling weeds yesterday, and I have […]
Happy Arbor Day! I am a huge tree hugger. Started way back when I was a tiny tot, being taken on hikes through the Washington redwood forests with my grandparents… there’s magic in those dark mysterious forests where the trees reach the sky. I had a tree I used to literally hug in my back […]