In April of this year we needed to make a trip down to where my parents are living to visit and take care of a few business issues. Originally we planned on being down there about a week and a half. A hotel room for that amount of time would be pretty steep. We considered […]
I am a huge fan of menu planning. I truly believe that planning a weekly menu is the best way for us to keep our food budget under control. For a long time I posted our menu each week which helped even more with the accountability of sticking to the plan. In my mind […]
It’s not that you don’t understand or agree with why it matters. You’re sold on the merits of eating whole foods, raising healthier kids, avoiding toxins and chemicals, getting fit, and using alternative remedies.
But sometimes it’s a whole lot easier to say than […]
Last weekend Joe and I went pronghorn antelope hunting. Well, Joe hunted. I went along for the camping weekend. We met up with our friends who were also hunting and had a great time. Everyone filled their tags so we have the start of some game in the freezer.
At the end of 2007 while awaiting the birth of our sweet little boy I dipped my toe in the online world and started a blog. It began as a place I could share about our little guy — thoughts, feelings, etc and then about him and how he was growing then about our […]
I decided that I wanted to start my own work from home business. I was already working from home part-time (as a W-2 employee) and had been looking for other work. When I couldn’t find what I was looking for as a regular employee I […]
It is hot, hot, hot in Wyoming! And along with hot, hot, hot we get dry, dry, dry.
This afternoon we were happy to have a small thunderstorm roll in. Our happiness turned to nervousness when the straight-down lightning started. With one strike we saw the flash and almost immediately heard the boom of […]
The last several weeks have been a whirl-wind while we’re settling in to our new home. Settling in might be a bit of a stretch. Since the home isn’t done and there is work to be done on it every day, a good portion of our household items are in a storage unit. We’ve […]
We are so happy to have a few days to rest and recuperate enjoying each other’s company before heading west. We’ve had a nice visit with some friends who live part of the year in Wyoming near where we are building our cabin. We were pretty excited to find out they live […]
I often find myself singing or humming part of a tune that fits the circumstances. We’ve been in Oklahoma for the last several months and many times the song “Oklahoma!” comes out of my mouth. My husband is often singing “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma” or “Living on Tulsa Time“.
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