I am at a loss for words. Nothing I say can possibly articulate how angry, helpless, and sad I feel at this moment in time. The images of George Floyd's murder, the worldwide protests, the brutality, the burning of buildings... Every day the news makes my head spin and my heart ache. Where do we… Continue reading Spoken Like a True Dictator
Over the last week I've been in a sort of quarantine slump. My partner has gone back to work and his life has more or less returned to normal. My teenage daughter's mood reflects my own; it's hard to keep the team's morale up when I feel somewhat despondent at this stage. We were both… Continue reading Today’s Garden Report
Have you been working on any craft projects during the quarantine? I've struggled to complete my sock project because it requires concentration and I'm constantly interrupted. I miss going to the Crafty Collective! At any rate, I'm nearly finished with the second sock. More about that next time. Monday May 18th some restrictions were lifted… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
This post is for the stepmoms, bonus moms, or women who have fallen in love with a man who brings children from a prior relationship, along with a HCBM, into their new life together. First of all, you are not alone. Being in a blended family can be confusing. It's hard to understand all of… Continue reading No Drama, Mama
Recently I've seen this "tag" on other WordPress sites that I follow. I enjoyed reading Vee and Rebecca's responses. No one has tagged me but I feel inspired to write a post anyway. I don't know what all of the original categories were. It seems each blogger adapts the prompt a little to suit themselves,… Continue reading My Five Things
Since the pandemic began I've noticed an upsurge in baking. Friends of mine who have never enjoyed time spent in the kitchen are now posting photos of their perfect sourdough bread on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Although I created my own sourdough starter last Christmas, I've failed to use it. It takes such a long… Continue reading Who Knew that Baking is Therapeutic?
If you've followed my blog for a while, you might know that I have dreams of hitting the road when my older kids have left home, as mentioned in my post about vanlife. I almost bought a campervan before the Covid19 crisis hit Ireland, envisioning weekend excursions around the island. Instead I replaced my 7… Continue reading Vagabonds at Heart