My fondest memories of raising little souls revolved around snuggling and reading on cold winter days. Whether a quick read under an afghan in the middle of the day or an extended time of reading before bed, my kids all remember these special times. Winter is upon us. Have you already gone to the indoor playland this week and can't line up a playdate? Grab a stack of books for a snowy day and
If you lack the space for a full-scale garden, you can still grow your own fresh fruits, vegetables and culinary herbs. The only requirement is that you have access to an outdoor space, such as around your home’s foundation, deck, patio, or on a balcony. Here are a few stealthy ideas to grow more healthy and delicious fruits and vegetables this year: If you live in a home with landscape
New Year's Day is a mixed emotion holiday. For many, 2013 was no picnic and we are happy to close the books on the chapter. The tough year had many shining moments as well, if we choose to seek them. They are definitely days and hours we will never have again and are precious if only for their uniqueness. Several years ago, I had an epiphany about the whole post-holiday blues syndrome.
Making that long drive to MI tomorrow to see the relatives. Cranky kids in the car, nasty weather. Going to see the grandpa who lost the love of his life a few months ago. Carrying all our own baggage of sickness, disappointment, cancer and heartache. Yet there is a joy and peace in that embrace when we first see those we haven't seen for a bit. A hug that says, "Ah yes, here is something good
Maybe spring break and summer vacation are straight ahead. Or it's Christmas break is coming quick. What will you do? Maybe you have a camp or a class scheduled, but you face many long, hot days ahead and need ideas for things to do. Or think about freezing temps and snowbound days. Brrr! Let Seasonal Savors come to the rescue! Two veteran homeschooom moms share the fun to be had and the