Ashton Drake Lil Rascal & Emily, a Doll Collection Update

Sorry I haven’t gotten around to an update on my doll collection in a while! I’ve actually acquired two new dolls and am only one doll away from completing my Fabulous Five Collection from Ashton Drake. I agonized for a solid year over which boy doll to get, because he represents my only begotten son. …

MaryJane’s Farm & Grit, My Favorite Homesteading Magazines

  Typically, I buy magazines based on topics, and it’s almost always homesteading topics.  I can’t remember the last time I bought a non-homesteady type magazine, in fact.  I love MaryJane’s Farm * It contains a huge variety of topics, not just how to dig in the dirt and feed chickens.  I can also learn how…

Bracing For the Big Adventure (RV Organization)

Summertime!  I’m going on an adventure! I’m Bilbo Baggins out the door!  Woo-hoo! Hobbit Board Game at Walmart Moms are funny creatures.  I’m so glad when school starts and I’m so glad when it ends.  My wonderful in-laws literally gave us their Class-A RV a couple of years ago and I just love it.  In…

Real Nannies of the Sacred Code

King Tut’s nanny might have been his sister, which means she was a princess.   King Tut’s Nanny Might’ve Been a Princess Being a former professionally trained nanny, I get a little annoyed when babysitters are called nannies or nannies are poorly portrayed in fiction. Also, the heroine of Jack & the Very Proper Nanny…

How to Bag an Alaska Man

People say you can’t choose to or who to fall in love with, but that’s because they’ve never seen it done or made up their mind to do it because it never occurred to them that it might be possible.  Additionally, the media reinforces the belief that you can magically fall in love with a…