Double down

I haven’t posted much recently. Been sort of busy doubling the number of children I chase each day. A friend’s kiddos have come to stay with us for the summer. So, I went from 3 to 6 in a month plus I have a little guy I watch during the week, so I am most […]

Childhood IS just Magical


I saw this article pop up on my feed today. I agree with most of her sentiment. We don’t need to create elaborate ‘magical’ moments for our children. As my friend who posted the link stated, “Childhood is magical because it is magical. I just try not to get in the way of it.”  It’s […]

Leadership Central Montana Presentation


I have been participating for the last 7 months in a leadership class focused on the Central Montana region called Leadership Central Montana. It has been a fabulous learning experience. If you’re in the region, check out the website and look at joining the 2014/2015 class! This week, I was part of an awesome (if […]

Where did March go?


Lorenzo asked me if I was going to make <another> blog post about not writing a blog post, yeah, I guess so kid. At least, I’m writing! Well, I guess more like where did the first 13 days go?  I have been busy working on a ton of sewing. (Gosh I need to update my […]

Kittens + Toddler = Snow Day Total Adorableness

Oooh it's getting exciting!

I was doing a little sewing and the bigs were working math when Lorenzo said “Mom you have to come see this….grab your camera!” Total adorableness (Is that a word??). Well, it is now.  So cute. We’re having another snow day here as we are measuring the snow on the ground in FEET now. It […]

Katwise Coat for Lorenzo by Lorenzo


Lorenzo (17) wanted to go big or go home I guess. He hasn’t really ever sewn anything before and never operated the serger until he sat down to make this coat. He must be like his mama in that regard. I’d never sewn a line in my life, but when I had kids, I suddenly […]