The Lost Week?

I haven’t been around this week, not online, and not in person! I’ve spent every single spare minute redoing the living room. Except we aren’t calling a living room anymore. Nope! It’s a library now! I’ve repainted all the walls a nice, sunny yellow. We built and painted several new bookshelves. I moved all of […]

Catch Up Day

Remember when I said the trick for me, for writing every day, was getting up early and just writing? Well, here I am, forty three years old, pregnant with our ninth child, suffering from (mild, thankfully) “morning” sickness all evening long, and sometimes all day… …and I’ve been sleeping in. Till 5:30, almost every day, […]

Good Morning!

Ah, how the time gets away from me.  So much going on, and so little time to just sit down and write.  I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: All those little kids you’ve got underfoot?  Oh, do enjoy this time!  I know it’s hard, that it seems like you have to do […]

How To Make Bread From Scratch

Most people will tell you that baking bread takes too long, or that it’s too hard, or that it’s cheaper and easier to just buy it from the store.  They’ll think you’re absolutely crazy for even bothering, but I have never met anybody who didn’t gush over the warm wonderfulness that is a fresh loaf […]