Little Miss Independent

ANW is fiercely independent, specifically about mealtime. We began the switch from baby food to table food a couple of months prior to her 1st birthday and noticed that she wasn’t a fan.  When it came time to make the switch permanently, on more than one occasion she would scream, cry and refuse to eat.Continue reading “Little Miss Independent”

Life’s Casualties

They have a way of causing one to think about their own life.  It makes people consider or reconsider whether they are living life to the fullest or simply skating thru while making little effort to ever change. Recently, hubby got some very sad news about a friend.  This friend tragically lost their life.  AContinue reading “Life’s Casualties”

Life’s Challenges

Life is challenging right now.  Not that it’s a bad thing, it’s just challenging. Every day we see improvements in the boys, but every day we have challenges, especially with FS1.  As foster kids do, he came with baggage.  Every day we preach kindness and respect.  Every day we see him trying to demonstrate thoseContinue reading “Life’s Challenges”

Focus on Change

We are trying to grow where we are planted, but sometimes that is really, really hard. The powers that be have put a lot of limitations on the people in this little village and hubby recently confirmed that not only can we not have chickens, but we can’t have meat rabbits either.  For a matter-of-fact, itContinue reading “Focus on Change”

If At First You Don’t Succeed

I realized that I hadn’t posted the results of my February challenge or my March challenge. So let’s start with the February challenge. It didn’t go so well. That’s short, sweet and to the point. So here is the March challenge. I will make work-outs part of my weekly routine. I will reduce my groceryContinue reading “If At First You Don’t Succeed”

A Homestead Kind of Day

Winter Storm Nika moved through last night and early this morning leaving us about 6 – 7 inches of snow. This required another snow shoveling work-out and after my work-out I decided it was a good day to enhance some of my homesteading skills. Since I was down to just enough laundry soap for maybe twoContinue reading “A Homestead Kind of Day”