Other What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays. I know, I know, we all have the best cookie recipe in the world. I have tried the America’s Test Kitchen browned butter chocolate chip cookies (before browned butter was a thing.) I have tried the legendary Neiman Marcus recipe that makes hundreds of cookies. I have tried my mom’s recipe,… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Happy Birthday Cookies!
We took a different route on our way home this morning. 20 hours and 5 am with four kids are quite the interesting mix. But nobody can complain when you’re driving through Swan Valley, Idaho. The kids saw a river, which they nicknamed chocolate and sometimes poopy river. It kept them entertained. Then we saw… Continue reading From the ashes
I want nothing more than to go to sleep right now. After a 22 hour drive home from Utah, getting home at 4 am and a day of cleaning (and a nap), I am tired! I even had a hard time reading words during our family scripture study. Sleep is welcome. But I still need… Continue reading I won’t give up!
The truth Is hard to take and hard to share at times. Sometimes it’s the best medicine and sometimes it make things worse. Its a dangerous thing. I once told someone close to me the truth on things. It blew up in my face. And it didn’t resolve anything. So that didn’t work out. And… Continue reading Truth
I haven’t disappeared but I have Still been writing. When I started this awesome writing every day adventure, I did it for me not for anyone else. It’s been awesome. I am coming up on 100 days of daily writing and I can’t believe it! The past few days, I’ve written in the car, written… Continue reading I am still alive!
I have traveled with my family on a 50 hour road trip to the East Coast. We have driven from Iowa to Utah without staying at a hotel (20 hours). I have traveled from Las Vegas to Iowa with four kids, without a husband (24 hours!) with two hotel stays. What I’m saying is I… Continue reading How to Enjoy Road Tripping with your Kids
Obviously, I’m skipping Other Mothers Monday this week. My daughter Brooke came into the house the other day with a splinter in her hand. It was wedged in there pretty tightly. We told her to go take a bath and it would loosen and fall out. It didn’t work and she refused to let us… Continue reading Splinter