Taking a breath and making time to for beauty

It been a real whirlwind here at Mrs. Mother Dirt's house. I am officially off from work for the next three weeks as I use up my maternity leave (Paid Family Leave). I have been looking forward to this all summer! Even though Labor Day has passed, September crashed in with a heat wave. It … Continue reading Taking a breath and making time to for beauty

The great debate; where do I stand?

I have been ignoring the media for most of the past 2 years. I am not on Facebook enough to know what political controversies are brewing and I was not 'notified' that my personal information was sold/acquired by Cambridge Analytics (yay?). I was taught that you don't talk about your age, income/finances or politics. I … Continue reading The great debate; where do I stand?

Three things I love about this summer and practicing gratitude

Summer time, sweet summer time. It is my favorite season. Maybe it's because I am a summer baby or the fact that summer, like most amazing things, is short-lived. There is a small window of warm weather, fireflies, no school schedules, and peepers that serenade us through the night. The first stage is green and … Continue reading Three things I love about this summer and practicing gratitude

Getting Back to Physical and Spiritual Self-Care

I get the gym membership thing. For 4-5 years, my husband and I used to be dedicated 5am gym goers until my first born got close to 2 years old and we could no longer slide a sleeping babe into the car seat while my husband and I took turns working out while the other … Continue reading Getting Back to Physical and Spiritual Self-Care

DIY party favors: frugal and plastic-free

I have been in a funk. Witnessing lay-offs at work last week has left me feeling a bit blue on the heels of Mother's Day. But onward we must go...so I am focusing on my daughter's upcoming 4th birthday party with her preschool and hiking friends. It's an art party, so it should be fun. … Continue reading DIY party favors: frugal and plastic-free