Life Archive

The Classic End to Summer: The Washington County Fair {Plus Giveaway!}

I have been compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own. #MyWCF15 Being a 4-H girl (who lived in a larger town and didn’t even have pets growing up, let alone farm

Notions: Getting Your Life Together

Today is the first Monday of school, though the girl went back on Thursday. It feels like a new year in a way to me, too, since I was basically not working for almost

Is “No Poo” for You?

Our bodies are constantly changing, and not always in ways we expect or are prepared for. So it was with me recently when my hair suddenly started getting really oily. Like, I want to

Notions: Kids, Technology and Vacations

This is the first of what I hope will be a weekly series of posts about cool things I’ve found on the Internet, hopefully all on some kind of a theme. We’ll see. One

Celebrate the Fourth with an Evening at Orchards Park with Kaylee Rutland

This post is compensated by HireInfluence, but all opinions are my own. The Fourth of July, for me, is all about getting together with people and having fun. I remember Fourths of my childhood,

Cleaning the Craft Closet, a #projectsimplify Update

I have not been doing all that well with my One Little Word this year. Simplify is such a great word — and I did some good stuff with it at the beginning of

How to Take Care of Yourself When You’re Exhausted

The girl has never been the best sleeper. She has never slept as long as I would like, and she still has periods where she just can’t or won’t sleep through the night. We’re