• Time-Out!

    Do you remember being sent to time-out as a kid? Do you have your own children who get sent to time-out when they are being naughty? If my memory serves me correctly, the time-outs I endured many years ago were the result of incessant impatience (“can we go, when can we go, I want to go!”), talking back to my …

  • A tale of two cabbages (foods 22 &23)

    A couple weekends ago I hit up the farmers’ market on the hunt for new produce to add to my 30 new foods in 2014 challenge. I recently read that Chinese cabbage is one of the most nutrient dense foods so thought I should add it to my list. I wasn’t sure what I was looking for but when …

  • Hello October

    We’ve turned the page, or perhaps leaf, on a new month! I’m so excited for October. September was a busy month. I was barely home. I was exhausted physically and mentally most days due to the demands of my job. Now that we’re past some critical points in the semester I feel freer than ever! …

  • Minimizing

    Like many people, I have too much stuff; I possess too many things. The words stuff and things tend to bother me because they’re too vague. However, there’s really no other way to describe what I, and most people keep in closets, under beds, in the basement, and atop shelves; it’s just a bunch of stuff and piles of things. After reading Minimalism: …