Category Archive: Recommendations

/Favorites/: Bedtime Stories


I must admit, my heart skipped a couple beats at the thought of reading it that night as a bedtime story. It’s one of those children’s stories I actually enjoy reading at least as much as my daughter likes hearing it. I may have even felt a little guilt as I self-indulgently read it in my best Cajun-Creole accent (the phonetically spelled words made me feel like a pro). Pure pleasure!

Inspiration: /Food/


Eat food. Not too much. Mostly vegetables. ~ Michael Pollen Yes, Michael Pollen said that.  He also said, “If it came from a plant, eat it. If it was made in a plant,… Continue reading

Humble and Kind by Tim McGraw


Have you heard Tim McGraw’s new song, Humble and Kind? The songwriter is Lori McKenna. Listen to it here on YouTube. What wonderfully pure words with an abundance of meaning and implications. I am… Continue reading

/Parenting/: Re-do


I have had too many mornings when I really wanted a re-do. I woke up grumpy and put that mood into my actions. Next thing I know my kids are being grumpy back.… Continue reading

/Valentine’s Day/: a Gift Guide


Are you searching for a Valentine’s Gift for your significant other? Have you seen the wonderfully thoughtful Twelve Pre-Planned Date Cards for Every Month of the Year on Pinterest? {Shannon Brown: Find Joy… Continue reading

/Valentine’s Day/: School Treats


With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we have rounded up some of our favorite sweets and treats! with the focus on not so much sugar this year. If you have volunteered to… Continue reading

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