Buy It For Life

Buy It For Life

Buy it for life. Buy once, buy well. Investment piece. It comes by many names, but boils down to the same idea. Why Buy It for Life? As a household of ten, we are, by both necessity and nature, frugal. Often, this means not buying the cheapest option, but investing in...
5 Ways Seven Kids are Easier the Two

5 Ways Seven Kids are Easier the Two

When I was very pregnant with Blaise, I found myself at Mass with Andrew, but with none of the kids. I kindly woman approached us afterwards and asked “Is this your first?” Of course, once a mama of a big family answer honestly (I admit to being tempted to...
When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: Birth Story Part 2

When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: Birth Story Part 2

For the beginning of this story, see my Birth Story, Part 1. I arrived at my appointment feeling pretty good, but a little nervous as to how everything would pan out. I really didn’t want to get flack from a doctor about my home birth choices, my seemingly high...
Hiking with Leather Adventure Bags

Hiking with Leather Adventure Bags

Let’s find some adventure with Leather Adventure Bags! We are all meant to be naturalists, each to his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of the plant and animal life and to care for none of these things. ~Charlotte Mason...