Raised Ranch Entryway

During rest time to today, while I was tidying up a few things, I was admiring our entryway. I used to dislike our entryway, and think there was no way it could be improved, so realizing just how much I liked it today seemed like a big deal. Living in a raised ranch (like anythingContinue reading “Raised Ranch Entryway”

Officially Summer

This weekend was Father’s Day! We celebrated Mike by making his favorite foods that I’m usually too lazy to make, thoroughly cleaned and organized his office space for him, and played board games. For breakfast he had poached eggs, lunch was potato skins and dinner was breaded chicken with corn on the cob and twiceContinue reading “Officially Summer”

Observing Juneteenth

This is just a quick post to share our plans for tomorrow, Juneteenth. It’s hard to believe, but I don’t think I had heard until last year of this holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Here’s some of the history of Juneteenth, in case you are like me and hadn’tContinue reading “Observing Juneteenth”

Thank you, Minimalism

Staying home for so long has been the most challenging part of the pandemic for me. Well, that and grocery shopping and missing Mass. I know how lucky I am to stay home, and blessed that we have all stayed healthy and have not suffered from unemployment or other difficulties during the pandemic. Even thoughContinue reading “Thank you, Minimalism”

First Whiff of Summer

Okay, I know it’s not technically summer yet, but it’s starting to feel like it and I can’t believe we’re already so far into June! (Although I know all the teachers are probably thinking, how are we not further through June?) We’ve been busy, even though we still haven’t gone out much, so I haven’tContinue reading “First Whiff of Summer”

Owl Pellet Dissection

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases, at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support. We wrapped up our bird study this weekend by dissecting owl pellets. I feel like everyone says they remember doing this in school, but I never did this! I thinkContinue reading “Owl Pellet Dissection”