I love cloth diapers. I know that’s a silly thing to love. Most people love wine and dessert and napping in a hammock. I love those things too – but there is something special about cloth diapers. I rank them right up there with coffee and breakfast food and my children. Y’all, not including my husband, those are my top favorite things. Continue reading “Caring for Cloth Diapers”
How easy is it to get completely trapped in the chaotic whirlwind of life? We fill our schedule with an impossible list of to do’s: working, taking care of our homes, planning meals, attempting to keep tiny humans alive. All the while, we’re dreaming of what we’d like our future to be, knowing that we are barely staying afloat to survive the present moment, let alone focus on our future.
Sound a little bit too familiar? Continue reading “Chaos”
Sometimes you just can’t sleep, no matter how much you’d like to.
So today I think I’ll sit here, make myself an espresso and enjoy our silent house this afternoon as my baby, puppy, and husband all nap away.
This is our first planting season living in a house of our own with land of our own to till and to sow. We had simple plans for our first year. It was so so so tempting to jump right in and convert half of our backyard into a garden, but the husband (who tends to think more practically than I do) convinced me to settle on a 2’ by 10’ plot for our first year. Continue reading “Growing a Garden: From One Novice to Another”
Our son was born seven months ago and he is the happiest baby on the block – well, the only baby on the block, but still. Just look at this adorableness!
We have been joyfully diapering this little monkey with cloth diapers for the last seven months, and I couldn’t imagine it any other way!
To live in the homesteading mindset means to live modestly and to also be stewards of our planet. When you find a way to frugally be stewards of the earth, it’s a double victory! Cue cloth diapers. Continue reading “For Love of Cloth”