Trying Something New

I’ve decided this year to try my hand at tincture making. I’ve made salves and lotions and lip balms before, but this will be new territory for me. I’m just in the learning stages right now but I don’t think it will be difficult. I’ll just need a bit of patience in waiting while the…

First Day of Fall

Yay! it’s the turning of the seasons here in Missouri – the first day of fall – temperatures are a bit cooler, the windows are open – the heat not so oppressive. We are finding our homeschooling groove again, between running here and there for volunteer jobs and homeschool classes. I’m finding it difficult to…

Craziness

It’s been a whirlwind these past couple of weeks. So busy with back to school and getting girls where they need to go – quite often at the same time on the same day now. And then there was the trip to Cambridge/Boston with my husband. Amazing I have to say. I am super jealous…

Early Morning Solitude

The creatures in my house are waking up. I can hear Rowan crooning to her puppy in her bedroom. Daisy and Winter are antsy to go out. Pages are being turned in Jaia’s bedroom. I’m sitting on my sofa enjoying the solitude before the girls bring awareness into this house. Before the puppy is released…

A Fine Line

When does doing things for yourself become selfish? This is a fine line for me right now, one that I’m struggling with this week. I am still involved in my children’s lives, driving them around, teaching them, going to feisianna and horse shows and volunteer time, etc…. BUT – I’ve been told that if I…