Latest Knitting, a Recipe for Cheese Pie, and some Tidying

This week, we’ll start with the cooking. Have you ever had the toasted ravioli at Olive Garden? We’re huge fans and were hoping to recreate the dish at home. Pepper found a wonderful copycat recipe. You can access it HERE. It’s not very difficult,…

Help With the Laundry

During the past week (when I was recovering from my cold), the kids were on school break. And, since I was stuck around the house, chained to a box of tissue, they were stuck around the house. All of our plans for break week outings…

Coming Full Circle

Recently, I looked back at some of my old posts to see what the family was doing a year ago. Did we have snow? What projects was I working on? Were we enjoying the winter? Imagine my surprise when I hit the archives and found that our…

First S’More of the Season

Sunday was amazing. We hit seventy degrees. It was sunny. It was warm. The only thing that wasn’t ideal was the fact that everyone was outside working. I noticed it on my way to and from church. Homeowners were out in droves – raking, sweeping, tidying….

Magical Tidying

I’m in the midst of a cleaning frenzy. It probably has something to do with the weather. But, mostly, it’s a reaction to a book I read called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I enjoy reading housekeeping books – they keep me motivated – but, the…