Land in Hand

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An Ode to Domestic Balance

I just purchased dark chocolate because it’s healthier than milk chocolate, yet there is a huge jar of candy Olson got from Easter and it will most assuredly give him a cavity. But I can’t toss it cause that’s just wasteful.

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The Perfect Saturday | w/ Pictures

Joel and I Struggle, with a capital “s”, with Saturdays. If he’s off, he wants to get outdoors, work on projects and generally be on the move. Unfortunately for me, that means that I get to be…mommy. Again. Like every other day of the week. Being on Olson patrol on Saturdays doesn’t feel like much of a Saturday. It feels like Monday-Friday. Continue reading “The Perfect Saturday | w/ Pictures”

5 Steps to Cleanliness (sanity)

Why does it feel SO GOOD to be organized??? To know where everything is. To open the closet and see all the clothes hung or folded. To look at a cabinet and think, “Ah yes, I know what’s in there.” Continue reading “5 Steps to Cleanliness (sanity)”

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