A few weeks back I participated in a blogging workshop. It was supposed to be several months ago, but ya know, covid. It was put on by Author and Blogger, Amanda Zieba. I've known Amanda my whole life and was excited to work with her in a new capacity. If you have ANY interest in... Continue Reading →
Summertime Boredom Busters
Ideas and links to keep the dreaded summertime boredom away!
Back on the Wagon
Well folks, I'm at it again. Writing. Blogging. This whole thing. I'm not sure if any of you have noticed but the world seems to be falling apart thanks to a global pandemic. Much of my world has changed, other pieces are exactly the same. I'm not currently working outside the home. Obviously, substitute teaching... Continue Reading →
Self-Care in Creativity
Self-Care has become such a hot topic and for good reason. Our society pushes us into lives that are ever increasing in the busy, the bustle, the to-do, the obligations, the yes. And yet, our bodies crave reprieve and recharge. We must have rest. We must find a space to discover renewal. A quick google... Continue Reading →
January in Review
Well, January is behind us. It always feel like it takes extra long. Between the short dark days, cold damp weather and the let down after the holidays, it often feels like January never seems to sparkle the same way as the other months. But January has it's own magic. A time for renewal and... Continue Reading →
Family Faves- Sweets & Treats
I'm running on a bit of a theme here... Things my family loves! Because we are often creatures of habit, sometimes we forget to think outside of the box and try new things. Thus, maybe this post with spark something new for you and yours! Please share your ideas too! I'd love to know what... Continue Reading →
Some people hate New Year's Resolutions. Some people love them. I used to be the first but have become the second. I LOVE a good resolution! I've learned that I am a person who likes a set date to start a fresh page, a clean slate. Several years ago I started developing resolutions and have... Continue Reading →
An Honest Christmas Letter- 2019
Wow! Another year has passed. Each year brings more joy, hardship, pleasure, tears, fun and deep love. This year has been a roller coaster for sure, but we're still on the ride! 2019 was not all roses and butterflies. The Stammeyer Farmstead saw some major challenges. In January, I checked into an intensive outpatient mental... Continue Reading →
I got a coat.
Learning to love the farming lifestyle while choosing to embrace challenges over fears.
Depressed Mom: The “OR” Life
First off, thank you so much to those of you whom have reached out to me personal about this series. It truly means the world to me and certainly reassures me that every brawl is worth fighting. The support and love I've received is immeasurable. Ross, my husband, and I have been working so hard... Continue Reading →