Best of 2013

Best email we received: “There’s a little boy in China who needs a family. Could it be you?” Best Instagram video: Me running up the steps in Philadelphia, like Rocky Balboa, because Lee wouldn’t do it. Best new recipe: Copy-cat recipe for Red Robin’s Bleu Ribbon Burger (I attempted it many different ways, and this … Read more

What I Learned in October

It’s time to flip the page on the calendar again! Can you believe in just two short months we’ll be in 2014? November and December always go so quickly. I’m thankful for the slowly changing leaves and weather that’s getting gradually colder. They remind me to slow down too. Here’s what I learned in October! … Read more

October To-Do List

October may be my favorite month. We’re in a good routine. There are no major holidays to schedule around. The weather is pretty much perfect. And anywhere I drive around our home in rural PA reminds me why I love living in rural PA. Here’s my October to-do list, filled with lots of my favorite … Read more

Click Here: Vol. 12

From blog reading: Recipe I can’t wait to try- southwestern egg rolls with avocado ranch from Budget Savvy Diva  From Simple School, 6 homeschooling misconceptions erased. I was especially encouraged by the discussion about children’s reading abilities. My son is a struggling reader, and homeshooling him helps him fall in love with reading instead of being embarrassed … Read more