Family

My middle child was getting overlooked.

As the middle child myself, when I was younger, I didn’t feel like there was anything special about me and my role in our family. I wasn’t the oldest. I wasn’t the youngest. I wasn’t the only boy or the only girl. I was just there. I was there in the middle, with nothing innately… Continue reading My middle child was getting overlooked.

Gardening · Other good stuff

Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

I had planted a bunch of stuff and a bunch of other, different stuff is growing in our garden and in the corners of our yard. I posted pictures when it first started happening in one of my Week in Review posts. Since then it’s gotten crazier. We compost, and I used it when prepping… Continue reading Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

Food · Sweets

The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

We visited the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK this weekend. After hiking and swimming in this beautiful area we were hungry in a way you can only be after playing outside all day in summer. Feeling starving and excited to visit Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies for the first time made me temporarily lose… Continue reading The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

Family

An Oklahoma Getaway to Quartz Mountain

Getting There After a few years of having to save up all my time off and extra money to go towards maternity leaves topped with an emergency vet visit and our AC going out last summer at home, family vacations have been on the back burner. I started a new job a year ago with generous… Continue reading An Oklahoma Getaway to Quartz Mountain