Author Archives: simplyactualized

About simplyactualized

I want to share my thoughts. Specifically, I want to share my thoughts about the adventures of knitting, cooking, and care-taking a large, beautiful house.

Home renovation updates

Since it’s been a little while since I’ve showed any updates of our ongoing refurbishing project, I wanted to take some time to share the goings-on of the summer over at the house. We (and by we I mean mostly … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Giveaways!

Hello all, Today my post is going to be short and sweet. This is happening: It’s a state-wide hike to raise money for Safe Haven Child Advocacy Center, where I work, as well as other Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) around … Continue reading

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Roofing, vegetables, and gut bacteria

It’s officially summer in my book, even though the calendar hasn’t declared it yet. This is how I know:   Those are cauliflower heads on the right. I know they don’t look like the ones I buy at Aldi, but … Continue reading

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When it’s not “Happy Mother’s Day”

I was planning to write a post for Mother’s Day, but wasn’t able to complete it that day. Mother’s Day was not easy for me this year and in writing a post I guess I wanted to commemorate my own, … Continue reading

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Plant Babies Season 3, and other Signs of Summer

I’m having some frustrations with WordPress right now, which is why the sunset Serengeti picture is on my heading instead of the cherry tree that I wanted to post. Are there any WordPress bloggers out there (free version) with tips … Continue reading

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Traditions Worth Keeping

Robin and I help out with the 2-3 year old class at church. It’s really, really fun. Their chatter and their ideas about life make me laugh many times. Today the story was about how Jesus washed the feet of … Continue reading

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Some catching up to do….

A year and a half. That’s how long it’s been since I’ve posted anything to this blog. I have great excuses, though. Full-time work, full-time graduate school, and just full-time life in general. There have been lots of twists and … Continue reading

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