How well do you know chickens?

Chickens have been in my life for quite some time now. When my sister and I were younger, one of our responsibilities on our family farm was to collect eggs from our laying hens, provide them with feed and water, and muck out their coop when needed. We had laying hens for a few years, … More How well do you know chickens?

The significance of designating time to spend with your partner

I would argue that just about all of us would say we are busy. Busy seems to be an inevitable state when it comes to this thing known as life, and I find we are becoming busier and busier the older we get. While I’m not certain if we truly are taking on more duties … More The significance of designating time to spend with your partner

The sad realization that some people really don’t care

I’ve been told a few times in my life that I wear my heart on my sleeve, and I think this is a good attribute to possess, within reason. This idiom usually refers to someone who is quite open in terms of their emotions and vulnerability, and while the majority of folks wouldn’t take advantage … More The sad realization that some people really don’t care

COVID update

As I sit here writing today’s post, I am pleased to report that I have officially hit day five of the COVID chronicles. The fifth day can potentially be the last day that one with COVID shows symptoms, so here is hoping. I’m feeling better than I was a few days ago. The muscle aches … More COVID update

Read this for some weeknight meal inspiration

Cooking, as a concept, can be relatively challenging in itself. It requires time, effort, creativity and skill, to an extent; throw kiddos, school, after-school activities and work into the mix, and making a weeknight meal is less enticing than wrestling with a grizzly bear. I don’t have children myself, but this is what I have … More Read this for some weeknight meal inspiration

Natural remedies for a gut on the warpath

It isn’t a secret that I have bowels that would challenge the likes of nuclear weaponry. My digestive tract is absolutely fucked, and this isn’t an exaggeration; since I have recovered from my eating disorder, I’ve had more than my share of stomach-related issues, and years later, they’re still with me, making their presence quite … More Natural remedies for a gut on the warpath

Blaineisms

Allow me to clarify the title of this post. Blaine, my husband, is a quirky guy, to say the least. Some of the words and phrases that come out of his mouth are positively hysterical, and he tends to catch me completely off guard with his wittiness, ensuring the situation is that much more hilarious. … More Blaineisms