Category: The Busy Mama

My brother, Kurt

My brother, Kurt

While we didn’t always get along , he was a good guy. He was a dedicated teacher and taught both math and girls volleyball out in Coachella. Kurt left us early, his personal demon with fast food did him in. My brother ended up dying Read More…

7 things about Me..

1. I have a great hubby and 5 sons. 2. I have 2 cats that wake me up at 4:30am not when light pours into the window. 3. I would rather watch how to videos and global politics than mainstream, lack of substance tv. 4. Read More…

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage …

I can’t say I am building up a food storage, my family eats up what is in the pantry too quick. This canning project from our recent grocery trip (2x a month) provides more flexibility to what meals we eat and when during the week. Read More…

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

Blinded by Grandma’s Pound Cake.

When I was really young, my grandmother would start the cold mornings with freshly baked poundcake and a cup of English Breakfast tea. As I got older, she made it at different times and shared her recipe with me. Much later when she moved on, Read More…

Blake’s 16th Bday

Blake’s 16th Bday!”>Blake’s 16th Bday I can’t believe that another year has passed!  Not sure what the song is playing but it was a nice bday!

Advent Calendars for Christmas

Advent Calendars for Christmas

When I have time, I love to craft. Looking forward to 2022, I have plans to set up my store and sell some the items that I have made. Photos are coming soon!

Mom gets some Halloween playtime.

Mom gets some Halloween playtime.

I spent almost 3 days working on this and then I sent this to my mom for October. She could not tell if I had made it or I had bought it. With all the crazy going on , it felt relaxing to hold a Read More…

Hats off to Tina Manley

Hats off to Tina Manley

Hi Busy Mama Reader, This is a pic that I must share. This is the food storage room of one, Tina Manely. She is part of the same canning group, Rebel Canners on FB. My first response when I saw her picture was WOW and Read More…

Lockdown Days ???

Lockdown Days ???

Hi there… Not that much to share with the family, doing school at home was what we did before so that wasn’t a change for us. The hardest days were when it rained pretty much all day for a month minus 2-3 days. I like Read More…

Bates Method to Improving Your Vision

Glasses make your eyes lazy, and the longer you have them and use them you will need stronger glasses. Vision is never addresses by exercising your ocular muscles or what you put into your body for nutrition and it should be.

Homemade Plum Jam made with …

Homemade Plum Jam made with …

You thought I would write love, huh? too corny.. made with fun maybe. Homemade Plum Jam made with organic plums, organic sugar, and no pectin. Sure was good, I kept some for us and gave jars away.

Why Did I Get Up At 7am on August 29th ?

Why Did I Get Up At 7am on August 29th ?

Why did I get up at 7am on August 29th? I got up at 7am to read my power meter at the same time as the meter reader, and confirm it with a picture. I don’t know how other utilities read their customers meters but Read More…

A FYI to All Other Moms

A FYI to All Other Moms Research for yourself, dig, you will be shocked at what you find.. the truth is getting out.