These days, people try to sell us everything from miracles in a tube to Hope in a Jar. So when the term happiness jar started rolling around social media circles, you might have thought “Who’s selling something now?”
The answer: No one. This is the real deal, and that’s because it can’t be sold. This treasure can only be handcrafted by you, FOR YOU. It’s Happiness In A Jar, which was first introduced by Elizabeth Gilbert. Continue ReadingRead More »
I do! Balance is a moving target in my house, so I’m always looking for new ideas and inspiration to keep things fun. This year my goals are:
Wait, you’re actually fine, that’s just the month of December moving way. too. fast.
Before we close out this crazy, beautiful year I thought it would be fun to look back and see some of the highlights. In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of your favorite posts (plus a few of mine!) Continue ReadingRead More »
And it crunches like a tiny bean bag when you squeeze it tight. You can mold with it, or you can smash it to smithereens.Read More »
That remembers to put the sheets in the dryer before it’s time to go to bed. One day I will organize the bathroom drawer that babyzilla rifles through every day instead of just wondering why he keeps hunting down pregnancy tests and waving them at me. Continue ReadingRead More »
Why, they were all discovered/inspired by dreams of course! Sleep may not solve everything, but it sure solves a lot. Unfortunately for most of us, getting enough sleep can be, er, challenging to say the least.
Maybe, like me, you went into the whole parenting gig thinking that the phrase “sleep like a baby” indicated actual sleep was going to be had by all. You might even have taken some optimistic sleep/snuggle photos when your sweet babe arrived . . . Continue ReadingRead More »
The striking dense and chewy, crisp-around-the-edges texture of these delicious cookies has made them a favorite at our house around Christmastime. Zimtsterne, which means “cinnamon stars,” are traditionally made with ground almonds and sweet spices,
but without wheat, so they’re naturally gluten free. Make your own powdered sugar without fillers like cornstarch or wheat, and they’ll be grain free too. Continue Reading
Obviously they’ve never been to my house, where chaos is pretty much inevitable. Frogs clog pipes, goats escape their pens and eat my rosebushes, and babyzilla tries to topple his older brother’s building block masterpieces.