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Podcast: Best Laid Plans


Follow Up

I almost deleted yesterday’s post because I am tired of feeling punctured by (some of) the comments, but I am afraid if I do so then it will be misconstrued further as some sort of anti-vaccine treatise. Which it was never meant to be.…

December 4, 2020
COVID19 Goals life

2021 & Vaccine Musings

Note: I did not really expect the reactions in the comments, but people are certainly entitled to them. I am a human first and foremost on this blog, and in life. I do not and never have provided medical advice on this blog. I…

December 3, 2020
Planner Review Planners

Nov Review / Gantt Chart

When I posted my original review of the Wonderland 222 planner/notebook system, the Month Review page and Gantt chart page was only half-filled because I just hadn’t gotten to the end of the month yet! So, here we are, and here they are: The…

December 2, 2020

OMG, it’s December

I am feeling relatively blocked when it comes to goals right now. (I know: who am I!?) This is not because I haven’t had time to think about them. In fact, I have granted myself plenty of time to journal and think and write…

December 1, 2020
Best Laid Plans Book Reviews

BLP Episode #19: REST

Very fitting that this episode is on rest. I just finished the book Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee, which is referenced in this episode. In full disclosure, I have mixed feelings about the book. I really enjoyed the historical context of how we came…

November 30, 2020
COVID19 life Parenting Weekend

TG Break Continued

Random Notes: ♥️ We did hit up the zoo yesterday and ended up getting a membership (it was $80 for tickets or $126 for a yearly family membership — so the deal was compelling). I’m glad we did because it took away the pressure…

November 28, 2020
COVID19 life Parenting

Thanksgiving 2020

Another Thanksgiving in the books. We cooked, we dressed up, we used cloth napkins, and we stayed home. It was actually a glorious day. I did accidentally nap through my husband’s giant Zoomsgiving, but got to 3-way FaceTime with my sister/niece + parents. (Side…

November 27, 2020


I have been writing down 3 things I am grateful for every day, and I almost never struggle to come up with at least 3. I will admit there are some repeats, though. Here’s a list of more than 3 just because it’s Thanksgiving.…

November 26, 2020
Budget life Parenting

Gifts Etc!

Laura and I are recording a BOBW episode this morning on gifts, and I have to say — I’m feeling pretty uninspired when it comes to gifts for the kids right now. Here is our tentative list for the 8 nights of Hanukkah: (they…

November 25, 2020
Parenting Weekend

Generally Good Vibes

Sunday was one of the best weekend family days in recent memory. We drove to the beach (in the rain!) and were rewarded with perfect weather — warm enough but no longer stifling. The kids played at the edge of the waves and there…

November 24, 2020