Author Archives: SarahK

About SarahK

Single mom. Cat lady. Loves red wine, thrift stores, the zombie apocalypse, artsy craftsy projects I never finish, tacos, Sherlock, and old houses.

Highly suspicious

O came in the living room asking for a snack. A minute later S comes running in. S: Did O tell on me? Me: Tell on you for what? S: Uh, nothing. Nothing. … I went and looked in their … Continue reading

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Chicken update

Hey y’all. I bet you’d thought I’d forgot about this blog, huh? No, I’m just easily distracted. My mom moved in with us and has taken over caring for the chickens. We’re planning to fence part of the yard off … Continue reading

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Getting back on track after anxiety

I’ve been battling anxiety since I had the flu in January. I got really sick and I kept reading news stories about how many were dying from the flu. It took over all my thoughts and I got to where … Continue reading

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I rejoined WeightWatchers for their new Freestyle program

I re-joined Weight Watchers yesterday, for real for real. I’m struggling hardcore on my own. I’m currently trying to follow the clean eating meal plans from Fit Girl’s Guide and I want to love it, because hooray healthy food, but it … Continue reading

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I just need to get to the after

I try to plan what I’m going to wear to work, the night before. So I can sleep an extra 5-10 minutes in the morning. Tuesday night, I planned my purple pants, and black top with purple trim. Nothing unusual. … Continue reading

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Holy cow, this blog is still here.

I’d totally forgotten about this little blog. Poor thing. I was just lamenting that I don’t have enough accountability now that I had to quit my WW meetings and suddenly remember this. 😁 Hubby was laid off over a month … Continue reading

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My first garden harvest

Look what I grew! A cucumber! It is my first one and was the only one so far. I don’t have any recipes that call for cucumber so I think it will get put into a salad with some hard … Continue reading

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Making it up as I go along

I’ve been doing the stay at home mom thing for a week now. So far, so good. Finding things to keep the kids occupied has been tough. They’re obsessed with their tablets, TV, and for the oldest, Minecraft. I kick … Continue reading

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What’s living so far

I sprouted from seeds this year instead of buying baby plants. Not everything has died so I consider that a success. One vine cucumber is thriving: The peppers are all perking along and need to be transplanted to give each … Continue reading

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Taking stock

I found several packets of outdated seeds  (peas, lettuce, and pumpkins). I’m going to try sprouting them and see what happens. I bought 2 bags of potting soil tonight and I’ve been saving my toilet paper and paper towel rolls … Continue reading

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