I.R.L. The Family’s Gotta Eat

In Real Life, it's Monday. And it's the last week of the month. And everyone in the family still insists they eat. Every day. At home. Sooooooo, here's this week's I.R.L. menu for you! Monday Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos Lunch: tuna sandwiches, veggie sticks, apple slices Supper: Chicken … [Read more...]

Planning for Christmas {Week 1}

I know I know. Christmas? Really? Already? In real life, it isn't even Halloween yet! I am all for savoring the season, whatever season we may be in, but I'm also one that procrastinates and beats herself up on Christmas Eve for all the wonderful things she wanted to accomplish and didn't find the … [Read more...]

I.R.L. one step forward two steps back

In Real Life I sometimes bite off more than I can chew. Ok, maybe often bite off more than I can chew is a better way of putting it.  I'm a girl with big ideas but I often come up short in the energy department or motivation department. I find myself doing this shuffle dance - two steps … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Pumpkin Spice Whatever

In Real Life there's a chill in the air, the leaves are turning scarlet and amber, and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. I look that first taste of pumpkin pie as the holidays draw near, I'm a big fan of spices and I do LOVE my coffee and latte. BUT I do NOT care for Pumpkin Spice Latte and … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Lunch With a Friend is Good Therapy

It's been a good day. An In Real Life kind of day. We overslept, a little. Grabbed a quick breakfast and pulled out the school books and laid out plans for the day. Plans for the children's day also included some farm chores and cleaning up lady beetles that seem to appear on sunny October … [Read more...]