Right now, I am…

thankful for rain

-noticing as I sort through pictures, how tall Sonia and Zoe have gotten. And how very little difference there is in their height, despite the two-year age gap.   -slightly relieved because this week has been a little challenging in terms of getting dinner on the table, but I’ve managed every night so far.  It […]

The Third Day Naturals winner! (and can you handle more randomness?)

zoe ballet

I really enjoyed reading all of your comments about your moms in the Third Day Naturals giveaway.  So inspiring to me! The winner of the Third Day Naturals giveaway is Jill. Congrats, Jill! You’ve been emailed. (Jill’s favorite thing about her mom is that she doesn’t wait to be asked for help-she offers things like […]

Randomness (and email subscribers, I’m sorry!!)

fg and kids

First, many apologies to all of you email subscribers. You received a wonky email the last few days….a chopped off post ending with an abnormally large smiley face. After a long chat with the helpful folks at MadMimi yesterday (MadMimi is my blog’s email service provider), I did some googling and figured out that there […]

On my birthday: 20 Things I’ve Learned

20 Things I've Learned

Today is my birthday, and so I’m gonna take a little detour off the frugal path and instead write a random list of things I’ve learned in the 37 years I’ve existed. (I was gonna write 37 things, but I ran out of time.  So, um, here’s 20 instead. ) One There are many right […]