Since homemakers have plenty of free time on their hands, naturally I watched both episodes of American Idol last week (in addition to my usual diet of 6 hours of TV watching a week). Wait, scratch that. Watching television is a novelty in our home. Dryden has two days a week he’s permitted to watch… Continue reading Music Monday: American Idol Favorites
One of my goals this year is to write lyrics every day. Here is what I came up with this week (some lyrics are just portions of what I wrote): Sunday, Jan 3rd We don’t even realize/There’s an idol in front of our eyes/We like to touch it, update it, watch it, wait on it/We’re… Continue reading Lyrics for the Week of 1.3.16
::Decluttering is a common practice at the beginning of a new year. I enjoyed this article by author, speaker, and homemaker Sally Clarkson on decluttering of the soul. ::Seth and I discovered NPR’s tiny desk series just recently and my favorite so far is this trio out of L.A., The Wild Reeds. ::Currently, the Kindle… Continue reading A La Carte 1.8.16
Dryden is my four-year-old and my firstborn. He is full of energy and life and has an incredible imagination. He has such a joy about everything but he is also very literal, so in that sense, he is very serious too. The beginning of Dryden’s life is kind of a blur. Seth’s job was super-stressful… Continue reading Dryden’s Medley
It took me a couple months of thinking over it to be sure about the title I picked for this blog. I wanted it to fit who I am at this stage and even how I want to see myself grow. But what is a homemaker anyway? This is something I had never taken the… Continue reading What is a Homemaker Anyway?
The first episode of the final season of American Idol airs this week so I thought, just for fun, I would write about my experience with auditioning. Don’t get too excited now; I didn’t make it past the first round but I thought readers might find it interesting to get an idea of what auditions are… Continue reading Music Monday: American Idol Auditions
My goal is to post the daily lyrics I’ve written in a single blog entry every Saturday. Since we didn’t have a full week starting with January 1st, I only have two days’ worth of lyrics. I may not always publish every single word on here but will at least put a few favorite lines… Continue reading Lyrics for the Week of 1.1.16