[Personal and Off Topic] Heavy Hearts

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June 17, 2015 was a terrible day for my home. A coward drove two hours to kill people he didn't know.He sat with them for an hour, while they prayed.And then he brutally took their lives.My heart hurts for them, for their families, for my home.Yesterday we sat and listened to the news, to the manhunt, and to his capture.At the ...

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Well That Wasn’t Fun

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Heather saysHi, it's been a couple weeks, hasn't it?Things started off with the best of intentions, but then my youngest decided to play Typhoid Mary (only she was sick, too) with a fun thing called Rotavirus.Parents of very young children probably know this term and are cringing. I took the kids to a water park and she thanked us by ...

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Here is to 2015

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Heather says2014 has been very quiet at Home-Ec101.com; it's been a year of healing and new beginnings.The year has been about learning what is good enough and what can and can't be tolerated.Back in April, one of my best friends, who is also my assistant at FeedBlitz, found a lump and began the longest eight months of her life. ...

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Where Has Heather Been

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Heather says:Moving.It's not a cross-country move, just a one town over, this-won't-be-so-bad wait, the Internet co doesn't cover the new house move?I'm in the process of buying a house. It's the house I grew up in, but no one has taken care of it in at least ten years.The upside? Cost. Budgets have been examined, what I'm paying ...

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The Really? That Happened? Personal Aside and Back to School Nightmares, Share Yours

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Heather says:Yesterday I stood at my children's bus stop for over an hour, eagerly waiting for their bus to drop them off. I was excited to hear about their first day.  Dripping sweat and with my phone battery dying I paced at the edge of the road, out in the sun.Finally there was the bus.There were a few kids, but I was confused ...

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