Monthly Archives: August 2013

The New School Year

I sat through the high school information night and followed my child’s schedule.  Thankfully, supply lists are greatly reduced.  I was hoping the teachers would let the kids start to grow up and choose how they organize themselves.  My poor … Continue reading

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What a Scam

Today my oldest showed me the new locker chandeliers that have hit the stores.  My oldest loves things which are sparkly and shiny, so these caught her eye.  Twenty bucks.  For plastic beads colored white, hot pink, or lime green.  … Continue reading

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No Sword Fighting in the House!

Yesterday I shooed the kids outside after hearing the click-click-click of plastic on plastic.  A few minutes after going out, I heard my middle take a break from the duel to say good morning to the neighbors and let them … Continue reading

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Work Work Work

I feel like I’m going non stop lately.  This morning I made my first ever batch of jelly.  Of course, following a regular recipe would be too easy to start with, so I made peach jelly from pits and peels.  … Continue reading

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