in pursuit of wild things


January 2015

Weekly Wrap-up: Epiphany’s Sting

Middle Boy celebrated his eighth birthday over the weekend. On Friday my husband took the day off from work and we drove to the Lego store in Nashville so he could spend his Christmas money (we made the crew put... Continue Reading →

Wibbly-Wobbly…Slow Going

This week's chapter in Life's Too Short to Eat Bad Cheese is about examining why I am not taking care of myself. Ellie's primary focus in this chapter is on emotional eating and discovering the root cause so we can all take proper... Continue Reading →

Eight Years

Wow! My Middle Boy turned eight years old today. I've sat here this past hour selecting a few pictures to share and watching videos of his first steps. Doesn't seem right that he should be eight now. We chose to... Continue Reading →

Birthday Preperations

Middle Boy asked for a Tardis birthday cake. As always, his Daddy worked several hours to make the cake of his dreams. Can't wait to reveal it to him tomorrow!

Weekly Wrap-up: Celebrations, Antebellum Squirrels and Slow Growing Bacteria

January is here and we've yet to put in a single full productive week. That fact completely stressed me out the past couple of years. But not this year. I knew it would happen and worked the "not ready to... Continue Reading →

Geography with Beautiful Feet Books

Just before Christmas we wrapped up our Geography a Literature Approach guide from Beautiful Feet Books. The guide is built around four delightful Holling Clancy Holling books. Each book has an accompanying map to explore along with several suggestions (mostly books) for further... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Abberrancies

  This week was atypical in a most normal way. This was a good and productive week...but somewhat unsettling to me. Little things and odd moments breaking my heart.  A few days ago my Oldest's voice was noticeably lower due to... Continue Reading →

Wibbly-Wobbly: Finding My Groove

Last week did not go as planned. I thought I would be able to fit in some fitness in the evenings. I only exercised once on my own. I realized that I am just too tired in the evenings to... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Hello 2015

After a couple of weeks off we are slowly getting back into our school schedule. Last week the crew enjoyed some time off from studies but I made them work and declutter their rooms!! We also cleaned out one of... Continue Reading →

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