with a little help from my friends

I’m a busy, sometimes too busy, lady. I work full-time outside the home. I have a husband and three kids. We try to avoid overscheduling, but with two of the three kids in school, even with just one or two activities each, we end up pretty busy. We try to join small groups in church.… Continue reading with a little help from my friends

playing well with others

Politics. Not a favorite topic of mine, those politics. I find the whole system pretty off-putting. I’m not a fan of mudslinging and accusation hurdling. Guess that comes with the whole “trying to be more like Jesus” path I’m trying to walk. I won’t say that ALL politicians behave negatively. I definitely won’t say that… Continue reading playing well with others

home cookin’ on a workin’ girl’s schedule

Last night, I was looking ahead to the week and planning out our menu. It’s not a specific “on Tuesday we’ll eat this” kind of menu, but more like seven meals that can be made on whichever night feels right for eating them. Although it’s still well into the 90s, I’m starting to drift into… Continue reading home cookin’ on a workin’ girl’s schedule

trying to be more like mary

Yesterday was another full day at our cozy little cottage. (All five of us reside in a three-bedroom, 1100 sf ranch home in a humble subdivision) We were wrapping up the day. Work and school? Check. Dinner cooked and eaten? Check. The neighbors, well the moms and kids anyway, were gathering for the end-of-day last… Continue reading trying to be more like mary