Posts Categorized: Organic Lifestyle

My Favorite Thing… on the Front Porch

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117 degrees F heat index + July + South Carolina = Life moving a bit slower. 1 Hammock + 2 Sweet Kids + Instantly Fogged Camera Lens = 1 Happy Mommy  xoxo

Manacotti Hack

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I almost named this post Personal Lasagna.  With a title like that, how can you go wrong.  Your own personal lasagna.  Sounds so much classier then a personal pan pizza, and yet so much less expensive then a personal shopper.  A personal lasagna, ready to be slapped on a plate next to a salad and… Read more »

Songbird tutorial

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My goal each day is to find my heartsong… something that makes my heart sing out loud.  So it’s not surprising that I’ve been a bit obsessed with birds lately.  We have 8 as pets.  And they pop up all the time in my paintings.  And my sewing.  Chirpy little songbirds… I can’t get enough. … Read more »

I guess I am officially a house wife.

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Why does this annoy me as much as it thrills me?  It really does.  I hate that I love the sight of laundry hanging on the line. It seems like it should be oppressive… degrading… at the very least, unfair that I’m doing laundry while my hubby finds fulfillment at work… changing patient’s lives, chatting… Read more »

Photo blocks… crafting something I wish I had crafted for my own kids when they were babies!

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In a few weeks, I’ll be traveling up north to visit two of the cutest babies alive, my niece and nephew. What to make them, what to make.  I have been thinking lately about photo blocks… wishing I had made those for my kids back when they would have played with blocks… Well, I finally… Read more »

Homemade skivvies

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A few days ago, it was sunny enough for a *before* picture of a bunch of T-shirts I intended to do a little sewing on.  And considering the title of this post, I bet you can figure out what I’ve made out of them… at least, if I’ve spelled skivvies right, and assuming it is… Read more »

My Organic Poptarts Suck

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You know how most of the blogs out there make you feel like you aren’t doing enough?  Every blog I love and faithfully read has two things in common.  One, the crafty women writing the blogs are genius.  The things they come up with are amazing.  Two, everything always comes out perfectly. I couldn’t be… Read more »