House and Home
Leah

Buying My “First” House and Living “Alone” at Age 44

Other than my college dormitory rooms, I never lived alone; by myself. And one could argue that despite the fact I had my own dorm

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House and Home
Leah

Lessons from Oz: Dreams, Friendship and the Power of “Home”

This week’s writing prompt in one of my Facebook groups featured this photo from “The Wizard of Oz” where Dorothy wakes up from her journey

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House and Home
Leah

How I De-cluttered My Life in the New Year

I like simplicity. I’m not the type of person who needs tons of stuff and things in my life. Clutter makes me feel anxious. And

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Children
Leah

My Childhood Bedroom

The following is a free-write exercise from a prompt entitled, “my childhood bedroom,” which was part of a writing workshop I took at The Writing

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Farewell Summer … Welcome Fall

“Summer isn’t measured so much by the calendar as it is by the weightless days you move through.” — Susan Okaty, Coming East Here in

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Family
Leah

Where is YOUR Safe Spot?

I’ve been noticing an interesting phenomenon with my cats lately. They seem to enjoy hiding out in my bathroom cabinet. I’m not sure why they

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Summer Time

Today is Memorial Day: the traditional kick-off of summer. So with that, and only four days of school remaining, here’s what our summer looks like.

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House and Home
Leah

Treasure Hunting

One of my favorite activities is finding hidden treasures at Goodwill Stores. This may seem like a strange activity, but it is so much fun!

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Family
Leah

Scene Around April

Around our garden… Our first sunflower of the season… The reason birds don’t frequent Sophie’s birdhouse… Backyard chalk drawing (in jammies)… Sophie wrote the letters herself.

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