One thing at a time.  

It’s days like yesterday when I miss dad the most.  The long grey-color-pallet days of winter and the feeling of 1,000 things gone wrong. Just wrong. All my mistakes and shortcomings and the mistakes and shortcomings of others. I just need to talk to him. “Dad, I’m having a hard time,” but that’s not actually…

A “To Do” Craft

I was looking for a cute way for McKinley to have a visual aid of her chores, and be excited about doing them. (Yes, my 21-month-old helps with chores). Best little helper ever!! Teaching responsibility and allowing toddlers and kids to do things on their own can actually reduce the amount they “act out”, or…

How to: Get Cleaning Done

Need help staying organized with all the cleaning and household chores? As a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) people may think I have time to kill. If you perhaps are one of those folks…let me clear that up for you…Nope. Keeping up with chores and cleaning is a bit of a nightmare, even for a SAHM. I had…

“Clean up…Clean up”

McKinley gets into everything. Not only does she manage to take everything out of the toy bin, but she also manages to pull every book off the bookshelf’s. I don’t mind it so much. I knowingly let McKinley make gigantic messes. And, remember… I have strong O.C.D. tendencies. Why then? I can’t help it, she…

Basil Chicken

This meal is extremely easy and really tasty! Ingredients: Chicken 1/2 cup Chopped Basil (you can use those basil tubes at the grocery store if you want (2tb spoons) 1 can of Stewed tomatoes Directions: 1. Put oil in pan on medium heat. 2. Slice up chicken into strips, then add to the pan. 3….