Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s talk Turkey! We not only talk about gratitude, traditions, and history, but also lies proliferated by the White Man and the impact these have on our existence. My young men have to understand the mistakes other white men have made and be empathetic to the struggles of all of us who are not born white males. My guys are pretty fabulous, but they’ll have … Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

Keeping on top of homeschooling, traveling, blogging; being a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, mother, woman, blogger….. am a bit obsessive about planning. Getting all the dots lined up, all the items checked off, is part of the process. This month I’m keeping track of my time and my habits with this weekly spread. I’d been bopping back and forth between my ending Happy Planner, … Continue reading November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

November 2017 Planning

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} Hello November! With NaNoWriMo starting, and fall activities slowly changing to end-of-year activities, I feel I can finally take a breath. I purposefully plan my Septembers heavily with our homeschooling to take advantage of the nearly perfect Pacific Northwest weather, but … Continue reading November 2017 Planning

Imperfect Planning

Documenting my day-to-day is easy with Instagram – like this perfectly imperfect image of my planning process…. While I’d love for my life to always be beautiful, it’s just not my reality… and Thank Goodness!! I plan messy. While I love straight lines, pops of color, and beautiful scrapbook and planning pages, the work to get there is a beautiful mess.   I’m creative and … Continue reading Imperfect Planning

Bullet Journaling, June 2017

I’ve been changing up my weekly Bullet Journal spreads and while I love the grey, ghosting is atrocious and doesn’t offer the crisp authority black lines do. Maybe I’m just partial to black line because black is my favorite color? While I like the simplicity of the week heading across the top, I also miss the ability to list by day as with traditional Bullet … Continue reading Bullet Journaling, June 2017

I Can’t Resist

I Can’t Resist How can I resist the siren song of free plants? I acquiesce More green Less turf Nature wins Thanks to Frank of Dutch Goes the Photo response ‘Resistance is Futile’ to the Resist prompt on The Daily Prompt. This prompt reminds me of my insatiable urge to garner plants at Green Elephants, friends overrun gardens, and garden centers to give them homes … Continue reading I Can’t Resist

2017: Get Healthy

One of my short-term goals in 2017: Get Healthy! As I brainstormed last month, and began taking action, I wanted a consistent place to track and brainstorm all of my 2017 goals — one place as a touchstone to capture it all. Bikurgurl 2017, Getting into my new Leuchtturm 1917 I’m finally getting into my 2017 planning! Bikurgurl 2017, Darkpaw sad to see me in … Continue reading 2017: Get Healthy