The BEST (Super Cheap) Laundry Stain Remover

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With a family of six, keeping up with laundry is a never-ending challenge.  Stains, tears, smells, weird color migrations – some days it’s like God Himself is testing my ability to care for my family’s clothing.  While I use a really effective natural laundry detergent, sometimes it needs just a little help with the really stubborn spots.  And I could not live without this particular laundry stain remover I’m going to talk about today. Over Continue Reading

Take Two

Last week, our attempt at a family mini-vacation went terribly, terribly wrong. This week, our son was scheduled to play football in the state Capital, almost as far away as last week’s game. After much consideration and discussion, we decided to try the whole Travel Lodge Adventure again. I’m thrilled to report that this trip went much more smoothly than the last … for the most part. There was a significant chance of rain on Continue Reading

Plans Are For Chumps

Yesterday (Friday) was my almost 15-year-old son’s first high school football game.  His team was playing an ‘away’ game roughly 250 miles from where we live.  (The price we pay for living in a ‘homeschool unfriendly’ community – driving our kids for opportunities.)  And even though he’s been telling me for a couple weeks it was extremely unlikely that as a Sophomore he would see any play time, I was excited about going and watching him and cheering for his team. Continue Reading