Okay – we are all trapped at home and I’ve started running out of things to do. (Not really, but no one wants to deep clean their baseboards or any other thing that they’ve ignored for years) So, what is a girl to do? Restart her blog!! This is a very weird time. The kids […]

Busy Bee…

February is one of the busiest months in our family. My oldest is turning 16 and my husband, sister-in-law, and nephew all have birthdays too. My Grandparent’s are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s day and we are throwing them a party. With all of this added to the normal school stuff and family […]

Snow! Snow! Snow!

Here in Oklahoma, snow isn’t a guaranteed part of winter – especially in November. Today we woke up to huge, beautiful snow flakes falling from the sky. The kids were sure this meant that there would be no school, but their hopes were dashed. The ground is too warm for the snow to stick and […]

So it begins…

November 1st. National Novel Writing Month. Every year I start a new project on November 1st and this year is no different. I’ve spent the last week getting everything ready. Plotting, character sketches, and chapter breakdowns have been completed. My mini-fridge is full of Coke and Cranberry Ginger Ale. My snack drawer is full of […]

My Favorite…Tools for Organization

I have to keep up with so many different things everyday. My husband’s schedule and the kid’s activities change weekly, but I can’t remember the last time we didn’t have something scheduled at least three nights of the week. To keep track of everything I use a paper planner and my phone calendar. In the […]

My Favorite Podcast…

I spend a lot of time in the car and in my office. I used to make playlists for whatever I was working on or whatever music matches my mood for that day. Lately none of the music I have has held my interest. So, since school started in August all I listen to are podcasts. […]