Life is happening FOR us – NOT to Us

The past two years I can undoubtedly say have been filled with some of the hardest moments of my life- and yet truly some of the most beautiful lessons have come out. Chronic Illness entered my lovely farm house in the form of a Lyme Disease diagnosis for myself and for my husband.  Most of our…

A Thriftier Way to Swifter

Cleaning… Everyone’s favorite task… NOT. However at the same time- walking around your sparkling clean house feels like nirvana. Rather than use a weekend morning totting around all your cleaning supplies disgruntled from room to room – a trick I learned from the book ‘Simply Clean’ is to break your cleaning task in to daily 10 minute chores you…

You Don’t Have to Be Great to Start…

.. but you do have to START in order to be great. Hello there folks, my name is Jess.  I’m a mom, wife, a thrifter, writer but terrible speller, and a hippie. There’s a whole lot you will learn about me- and hopefully from me.   From my failures about daily trying to find a balance-…