“Tea is the magic key to where my brain is kept.” – Francis Hardinge
True story. I absolutely think better with a cup of tea in hand, or at least within reach. I’m working on a post about all things tea; anything in particular you want to know, so I can be sure to include it?
from around the web
- How to love living with your pets even more than you already do :: from hiding litter boxes to entertaining stir-crazy dogs, great ideas.
- The world’s best chocolate chip cookie :: National Chocolate Chip Cookie week isn’t over yet, so go make some!
- St. Patrick’s Day Recipes :: another holiday, another chance to bake.
- Let us pray :: from another blogging Jamie, who says much of what I’ve thought and felt, albeit a more bluntly (and with more colorful language) than I would. Really a good read.
on the blog (in case you missed ’em):
right here at home
See that? Honey bees and blossoms on my cherry tree. Spring is finally beginning to spring!
Bought myself a workout tank that acknowledges the real reason I workout: to burn off the crazy! I need it extra this week because the “spring forward” time change always makes me cranky. Yesterday Kathryn helped the kids make a paper chain to count down our days ’til our next trip to the beach. #happydance
Scout is doing a great job learning to tell time, and getting a kick out of measuring things and learning to count money in her math workbook. Maybe I’ll be a fun homeschool mom and let her practice counting real money and measuring random things around the house.
One of the few things I don’t enjoy about spring is the allergies; all the kids have had varying degrees of sniffles but it’s been making Jem’s occasional nosebleeds more frequent. We’re running essential oils in the diffuser during the day, and a humidifier in his room at night to combat the dry winter air, but I welcome more suggestions.
Kathryn is crocheting up a storm and researching things like packaging for her etsy shop. She’s sold her two biggest items already so she’s working on new items. One of these days I’ll contribute actual products to sell, too, but for now I’m her photographer and errand-runner.
Enjoy your weekend, friends!
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Wife, mom, grandma. Introvert who finds joy in good books, sunshine, and authentic conversation. Fitness enthusiast and personal trainer. Often seen with a steaming mug of tea in hand.