Cheap Dinner Hack: ANY Bread Can Be Garlic Bread!

Last week Nick had a couple of days of day shift training which was really nice – we got to eat dinner together for a few evenings. I have been cleaning through the pantry and fridge to make sure that our food doesn’t go to waste. We had some tortellini in the fridge that weContinue reading “Cheap Dinner Hack: ANY Bread Can Be Garlic Bread!”

Half Pint & Ma: How Laura Ingalls Wilder Influenced My Life

The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong. Laura Ingalls Wilder As a young girl, whenever I had to do chores in the garden my mom would beContinue reading “Half Pint & Ma: How Laura Ingalls Wilder Influenced My Life”

What Made the Cut: Bathroom Edition

I am in the midst of what I hope ends up being a ruthless round of decluttering. Nothing is safe, except for the dogs, the cat and my boyfriend. I am kind of kidding but kind of not. It is not quite as cavalier as that statement makes it sound – I am carefully andContinue reading “What Made the Cut: Bathroom Edition”