The more I mull over this word I've chosen, the more I realize that it goes beyond just unitasking. Choosing to focus on something or someone also means that I'm choosing NOT to focus on something or someone. I realize this today, home for our second snow d...
The kids chose this week's meals, with the exception of Friday. Pretend Soup , by Mollie Katzen is a great little cookbook for kids, even if some of the recipes are weird. Not the pizza, though. The pizza is totally normal and Alice even wanted to use zucch...
I looked at my calendar last night to see what I had on tap for the week, and I suffered a small surge of panic when I saw that I failed to take into account my daughter's THREE half-days this week. Add in softball practice that ends at dinnertime, three me...
I sewed up a dolly mai tei for one of Stella's friends as a birthday gift. There are lots of patterns out there but I used the one found at Documenting Delight: http://www.documentingdelight.com/2012/10/11/how-to-sew-a-doll-carrier/ Stella and I teamed up ...
Meat on Special? It just means that a local supermarket, a very fine one, was having a sale on ground chuck (yes, I'm aware of the recall! We were not affected by the recall, no worries) and Bell and Evans chicken. So, I bought more than I usually would and...
My friend Lauren sent me this great picture of cutie pie Dylan occupying herself while waiting for the doctor! I just had to share. What a great idea. Thanks, Lauren!
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