Goodbye 2016 – Hello 2017

First of all, let me apologize for the YEAR LONG absence over here! A lot happened in 2016 for our family, including a very extended term of unemployment and a new full time job for my husband started in August. I took my soap making business to the next level and started selling at craft fairs and creating a ton more to sell online. Read more

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Cutting Down Trees – I Am My Father’s Daughter

This evening I had only planned on just weeding a small bit of “garden” tonight to clear way for the ever expansive cucumber plants (that’s another story for a different day) when I realized some of the “weeds” that had been in this bit of garden (it’s really an old sandbox that the former owner/tenants mulched over that borders my elevated boxes) had grown into unmanageable trees since we moved in last fall. Read more

Nadia Doesn’t Like Eating Yet

I have to start this off by saying that our almost 7 month old baby girl, hates eating. Around 4 months old, our pediatrician told us she was ready to start solid foods so we, on a weekly occasion, fed her some pureed vegetables and fruits. It wasn’t terribly frequent, and she never seemed to catch on to enjoying big people food. Read more

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