Elfcapades & Hijinks: Tips, Tricks, and Calendars!

Updated 11/14/2020 Ah yes. September. The season of snowflakes, jingle bells, Hallmark movies, and… HOLD UP! When it comes to Christmas countdowns, my attitude sits firmly between Yosemite Sam and Scrooge. It doesn’t bring me joy to know there are 110 days until Christmas. School has just started, it’s still technically summer, and people areContinue reading “Elfcapades & Hijinks: Tips, Tricks, and Calendars!”

Sheet Pan Dinner: Teriyaki Salmon with Pineapple and Veggies

Our family LOVES salmon! It is in my weekly meal plan in one form or another; usually as salmon patties, sometimes as a sheet pan recipe. Coming up with new, healthy and interesting recipes is always a challenge, especially when I try to find ways to make those recipes fit our crazy schedule. We’ve beenContinue reading “Sheet Pan Dinner: Teriyaki Salmon with Pineapple and Veggies”

A Mother’s Musings of Westmoreland State Park

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. – Albert Einstein One of the goals of this blog is to thoughtfully share the experiences and adventures my family embarks upon that I truly believe bring us closer to one another in the hopes that I inspire other families to go outside andContinue reading “A Mother’s Musings of Westmoreland State Park”

Start Smart: Adventures in Student Planning

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. -Benjamin Franklin For summer-loving kids, there are very few consolations for the end of these warm vacation months; new sneakers, school supplies, and seeing friends on the first day are the long list, and feeling nervous about being unprepared or overwhelmed sucks the joy outContinue reading “Start Smart: Adventures in Student Planning”