5 Things To Incorporate When You Feel Like Your Life Is Out Of Control.

Friends.  Greetings. I counted today. in the last three weeks I’ve physically left my home 3 times- no exaggerations.  I’m beyond grateful to have a job that I have the ability to work from home a couple days of week.  However, by far the largest benefit is if the weather is not fair to travel in, I don’t feel well, or the…

Today I Cried Because I Couldn’t Go To A Thrift Store

So still in Kansas- still snowing. Which reminded me of the song: ‘Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow let it snow let it snow.’ But- here’s the thing : Today – I did have somewhere to go! My favorite…

Healthy-ish Homemade Hot Cocoa

Well the snow is falling here in Kansas and baby it’s cold outside. One of the most important lessons that I’m grateful to have learned early on in this parenting thing is— to be Present over Perfect. Rather than stop to fix your kids hat- and square it perfectly so it photographs just right– let the kid…

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-…