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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Keep Warm.

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” – M.F.K. Fischer It has been – and looks to still be a very long, cold winter … one of the coldest winters in a very long time. It is been a challenge in…

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Homemade Mayo.

  I guess, truth be told, I have always been a bit of a homebody. That is, I like to be home. My mother, to this day, still says her best and happy years were the homemaking years. The years with children and the years with baking and family times and cooking and family meals….

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Be Still.

  It seems as if it is all too easy to be caught up  with the ‘going’ and activities of this busy world …     And although it is busy inside the home, I do hope, over the years, our home will boast of quiet days, afternoon naps in sunshine and many moments of…

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25 weeks …

Just a little pregnancy update for baby #6… I’ve just ended the 25th week of the pregnancy … everything is going smoothly. I am so grateful! I think being tired is just the normal and I have adjusted my life around the state of pregnancy 🙂 so it’s not a shock to me or my…

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In the Highchair …

The other day, while washing the floor after Leia (now 20 months old) had an ‘adventurous’ lunch, this song {below} came on the ipod, playing cheerfully throughout the kitchen. It was beautiful to listen to! A wonderful reminder that, although the young years can be tiring (especially while pregnant, caring for others, homeschooling), they are…

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