Weekend reading: February 13, 2016

Skiing at Blue Knob

From Instagram: Sixteen years ago, Sean and I came to Blue Knob for a day of skiing and I sat down on the first green trail and refused to go any further until he piggybacked me all the way down {dare devil I am not, and it was only my third or fourth time skiing}. This […]

Have you bought new underwear this year?

Have you bought new underwear this year?

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This is an important one for those of us who forget to take care of ourselves! When was the last time you bought new underwear? Not Dora underwear for the two-year-old or boxers for your husband, but new […]

The one-pile cleaning method for kids

The One-Pile Cleaning Method for Kids

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This method continues to work wonders for us, and our 8-year-old even makes these piles herself to help everybody get started! Despite carrying both Sean and my genes, sometimes our girls simply don’t see the mess around them. It’s […]

6 Lessons I’ve Learned About Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the kitchen

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. Since I talked a little bit about our new “assigned meal prep days” in Monday’s post, this seemed like an appropriate follow-up! Our girls are constantly asking to help in the kitchen, and—if I’m honest—I still cringe a little […]

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Over 70% of Americans are financially stressed. 12% of Americans skip going to the doctor because of financial concerns. 80% of people admitted that their personal finances keep them awake at night. 21% of couples who rate their financial stress as at least “somewhat high” are arguing more. 32% of adults say their finances keep […]