How to Prepare Your First Child for a New Sibling

This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Squinting in the early morning light, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me: Could that be a second pink line forming or is it just a shadow? Taking a deep breath, I sat the test on the counter and put my hands over my face so […]

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Pick Your Own Apples at This Family-Owned Orchard Near Wiesbaden

“We’re just going to bring home a dozen, right?” My husband asked quizzically, almost skeptically, as we made our way down the Autobahn to a pick-your-own apple orchard not far from where we live. He knows me so well. “Right,” I agreed, but only halfheartedly. A few hours later… I grinned sheepishly at him over […]

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First Grade Homeschool Philosophy and Curriculum

This post contains affiliate links to homeschooling resources we are currently using.  Disclaimer: I’m a brand new homeschooling mama, which means I have zero words of advice to share with you at this point in my journey. However, if you’re looking for someone to walk with and cheer you on as you begin your own […]

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Mouthwatering Fried Green Tomato Caprese Salad

This post contains affiliate links to one of my favorite author’s new books.  The summer after my sophomore year of college, I waited tables at a trendy casual fine dining restaurant off campus; you know, the kind of place you could wear jeans to while still feeling fancy for ordering things like French fries drizzled […]

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