Category Archives: Domestic Arts

In the projects: No longer against the grain.

One of my resolutions this year has been to drastically cut back on the amount of processed foods I feed my family.  It’s been a tough row to hoe because, dang-it, processed foods can be tasty.  (Chef Boyardee, I’m looking … Continue reading

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In the projects: Spice Up Your Life.

We’ve been homeschoolers for three years now.  Three years involving lots of fun and learning.  And mess. Mess and clutter are the biggest downsides to homeschooling (at least for me.)  When the kids never leave, the house never really seems … Continue reading

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The very tired housewife.

On Monday the very tired housewife emptied the dishwasher.  But her house was still messy. On Tuesday the very tired housewife de-cluttered and organized two drawers.  But the house was still messy. On Wednesday the very tired housewife supervised while … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Monday morning.

This morning the weather was simply lovely.  The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and the flowers were blooming.  When you couple that with the fact that I finally figured out how to work the ‘close-up’ button on my … Continue reading

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Spiritual pizza

Twice a year all over the world, the members of my religion stay home on Sunday instead of going to worship services and listen to church leaders via television and internet.  We call it General Conference and it’s a great … Continue reading

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Garden therapy.

My refrigerator is sick.  Or possibly mortally wounded.  It’s unclear at this point until some diagnostic professional in baggy pants and a shirt with his first name stitched on a pocket arrives tomorrow between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and … Continue reading

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From small things mama, big things one day come.

I would like to state clearly and emphatically for the record that I detest February.  Every year it comes along and every year it makes me depressed.  By the time February arrives I am sick of winter, tired of school, … Continue reading

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