Steady Eddie begins his Christmas vacation on Tuesday, so the next few weeks will be sort of out of our normal routine, making menu planning a little more difficult than usual. I’m going to go ahead and do my menu plan as usual this week, but I am going to try to keep in mind … [Read more…]
We made a little grocery run tonight after church to pick up a few things we were totally out of. I also took advantage of a local grocery store’s sale on Philadelphia cream cheese for 79 cents by comp-adding (ading?) it at Wal-Mart. We spent $24.33 at Wal-Mart, which brings us to a total of … [Read more…]
This thoughful little book by the author of Walk Two Moons is a masterfully crafted peek into the life and heart of a large, Italian family. The narrator of the story, Leo, is a a twelve-year-old who feels overshadowed by his musically and athletically gifted siblings. His only real interest is acting, but to his great … [Read more…]
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. — Jacques Maritain I’m off to my last class of the semester with Andes Mint Cookies in hand as an offering of gratitude to the wonderful departmental faculty and staff at my school. . .
One of the biggest surprises about motherhood for me has been just how tired it makes me mentally. Ever since Lulu was oh, about 2 1/2, she has been on a constant quest for ANSWERS. Louise, being the younger sibling that she is, picked up the habit at even an earlier age. This habit of theirs is … [Read more…]