Happy Mother’s Day to All You Lovely Ladies

mother's day 2024 - jennibee doodle moms dancing

Alrighty! I am back from my month-long mental health break, and I must say that I am so glad I took the time off. I feel refreshed and ready to tackle the next batch of posts, though probably not at the same break-neck pace as before. I may even take another hiatus if things catch up to me again.

And you know what? That’s okay.

This week I’m reminding myself that I don’t have to work on my bread blog like my income depends on it. I don’t have to keep my house spotless or the laundry folded or the dishes clean all the time. I’m not a robot. I’m not a machine. I’m not perfect.

I’m a mom.

baked oatmeal with pecans

Easy Baked Oatmeal With Pecans

When I was younger, I hated oatmeal. I hated the texture, and I hated the flavor. Anytime my mom made us oatmeal, I’d turn up my nose and ask for sugary cereal. Oatmeal was an old-person food. Well...

tomato plants growing in hydroponics tank

Hydroponics Update: My Tomatoes Sprouted!

In early February, I wrote about my goal to give hydroponics another shot. I described last year’s attempt (and ultimate failure), and I mentioned my setup for this year’s attempt. Now more than a...

how to loom knit a swirl beanie

How to Loom Knit a Swirl Beanie

Want to loom knit a swirl beanie? I’ve made step-by-step instructions and photos for creating your own beanie at home. Great project for beginning knitters.