home remedeets

My kids hadn’t been sick in months, but Tuesday they both suddenly (suddenly!) came down with nasty colds – heads full of snot, coughing, fevers, the whole shebang. So yesterday was a stay-at-home sick day, and we all just muddled through with a lot of extra snuggling and reading in the “big bed.” I had […]

oilz 2

Well, apparently I wrote this blog post three months ago but forgot to publish it. Whoops! I was all ready to write a new one tonight, but I guess it can wait until tomorrow! April, 2014: In December I shared some ways that essential oils have helped our family, and it’s time for an update! […]

playing catch-up

I keep putting off this post because I don’t know where to start, but my mental to-blog list is getting too long. We are the memory keepers, you know, and I happen to have a pretty bad memory. I feel discouraged sometimes when I realize that I can’t remember it all. I want to so badly! I want […]

ode to rhubarb

About a month ago I mentioned rhubarb. I wanted to shout from the rooftops about rhubarb that day, but then I realized rhubarb season was over and crawled into a hole to weep. I think I’ve had strawberry rhubarb pie a time or two, but I was never too impressed with it. I had certainly […]