Polka Dotted Daisies

unapologetically random

A shirtless boy

We gathered our hammocks, books, collection jars, paints, cameras, and snacks. This beautiful Sunday afternoon was going to be spent relaxing down by the creek, deep in the woods.


January 4, 2017 A New Tradition

Santa can skip putting this in our stockings next year.

I am trying to read.

Why it takes me a year to read a book.

5 Minutes Over Coffee: 3rd Grade

Where I take 5 minutes while having my morning coffee and spill out random thoughts based on a writing prompt.

6 A.M.

I'm not really a morning person. I'm also not a "talk to people when I first wake up" person. Since we have children, I have to tell my "not a morning person" self to get over it and get up early in order to have some quiet before the day gets started. Two things put a monkey wrench in this plan: Children who wake up too early and Children I can't risk waking up too early.

Easy Peasy Homemade Bread

I've had a year long battle with making homemade bread. I used to make amazing bread. I had several recipes, from white to sourdough, potato and artisan. I made it all. Then I got cocky, or something. Because suddenly  none... Continue Reading →

Sneaky teens…I mean, adults.

Boy, I thought my days of being sneaky ended when I grew up, moved out, and started living on my own. (Not that I was all that sneaky as a teenager) If I had known I needed amazing ninja skills... Continue Reading →

A Disclaimer, of sorts.

Who I am, and what this is. Oh, and rules.

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Backtracking Boy Talk #1

Stuff our son says, and takes back.

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