I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! I know I did. I know Mother's Day has come and gone, but, I made the conscious decision to post this after Mother's Day for a very good reason. Mother's Day is a hard day for me. I feel the absence of my mother the most at … Continue reading Mother’s Day and Meringue Bars
Happy February! It feels like January lasted forever! But, here we are, February 2nd, Groundhog Day. Most people are lamenting the fact that the ground hog saw his shadow this morning, but, did you know that even though today is considered the middle of winter, it is considered the beginning of spring by many Pagans … Continue reading Happy February!
The holidays have finally passed, the month of December was a busy and exhausting month for my family! My every day was filled with some sort of festivity related task from decorating the tree, to moving the damn elf, to the endless baking that consumed my kitchen. My baby girl turned two years old 😭😭😭 … Continue reading The Holiday Whirlwind….
I've been in such a funk lately. I haven't wanted to do anything at all. I've been meaning to post this recipe for weeks now and just haven't been able to focus enough to finish it. Which is a bummer because it's such a good recipe! I'm also currently unable to post from my laptop. … Continue reading Mama’s Raw Apple Cake
Last weekend my kids’ school had their annual hallway trick or treating event. It was a blast as always! I love that the school offers this for the community. It takes the stress out of trick or treating for me because we are surrounded by people we know and the kids get to see their … Continue reading Halloween, High Winds and Power Outages!
My niece asked me to teach her how to bake banana bread today. To anyone else it seems like a simple task that holds no real meaning in the grand scheme of things. But, in our family cooking, baking and food preservation are a family affair. So you already know I was happy to … Continue reading Broken Bowls and Banana Bread
*Trigger Warning: Miscarriage* Disclaimer: This is strictly my experience with miscarriage. I am not providing medical information or advice. If you have medical concerns please contact your doctor. Yesterday was October 15th, which is Pregnancy and Infant/child Loss Awareness Day. I'm late to the show as always. Today I'm going to tell you … Continue reading Pregnancy and Infant/Child Loss Awareness Day.
I refuse to hide the fact I struggle with mental illness. Family and friends treat it like a shame but, still I keep talking about it. I've tried multiple medications, lots of therapy, tried diet, exercise, religion, meditation, the list goes on and on. At this moment, I feel as I've gone as low as … Continue reading Dark days and Struggles….
I've been MIA since my intro post because I have been ridiculously busy. Between all the things that comes with being a mother, wife, and homesteader the list of things to do is never-ending. The list is never completed either. Just as I feel like I might have a handle on everything, fate strikes and … Continue reading What’s Happening on the Homestead…
Who I am, What I am about My name is Sarah, I live on a small plot of land in Central Maine. I am a stay-at-home mom, aspiring homesteader, novice chicken keeper and home cook. I'm also a lazy housewife. When I say lazy I don't mean that I sit at home eating bon bons … Continue reading Welcome to The Lazy Housewife: Who I am, and what I am about