Monthly Archives: November 2016
A recipe for adding a little history to your Thanksgiving tradition
I love Thanksgiving. It’s a lot of work and we have no family here in Maine to celebrate with, but our little family has developed some Thanksgiving traditions that are fun and important to us. While I’m a big believer in telling children the truth about our history, I’ve found myself hesitant to deliver to […]
“Prepping” for the election: It’s a thing!
Whether inspired by Thoreau or the current state of affairs, there’s no denying that there’s a movement afoot in Maine and across the United States toward self-sufficiency. But, for some, self-sufficiency feels more urgent now than ever. My husband and I began a few years ago moving toward a more self-sufficient lifestyle. We’re making progress […]
A guide to surviving the holidays for introverted mothers
I have a confession. I’m an introvert. I mean I’m an INFJ, which, according to researchers, is the “rarest” personality type, which feels like a nice way of telling me “you’re weird.” But I know I’m not alone in my introverted ways. In fact, there are now websites devoted to the woes and perks of […]