We lost the house 💔

Wow! I can’t believe it has been 6 weeks since I have been able to handle coming to WordPress… We lost the house and it has just hurt too much to see those posts. We were supposed to have moved in on October 1st, Derek and my 12th wedding anniversary but Friday, September 22nd, after…

A week in the life

I’ve had a really busy week since my post last Thursday so I apologize for the length and randomness of this post, basically it’s just a week in our life… Last Thursday evening I picked up a bunch of boxes from my trip to grab some chicken from BJs, by the way if you have…

Kmart RANT

I am so upset today that I need to share what happened, hopefully you can understand…  I went to my local Kmart yesterday to look for Christmas ideas. We’re probably going to have to sign up for the angel tree again this year as after putting money into a “Christmas Club” all year, I just…

Just an update 

As summer comes to a close here in Maine, I find myself both impressed and appalled at the totality of what was accomplished these past few months. Summer is when I put every ounce of my being into doing for my children, taking them swimming or hiking, orchestrating water balloon fights, growing a garden together…

Help The Hutchinson’s Fundraiser

Provided by CoolFundraisingIdeas.net As you know, we have been working hard to get into the house for several months now. As the move in date has been pushed back, we have been faced with a bit more expenses than had we moved in right away, (i.e. not being able to do the budget plan for…

Where we’re at with the house

I want to apologize first and foremost to both my readers and my future self / family for not updating this as often as I’d hoped. It has been well over a month since I last posted here on WordPress and while I have tried to get some traction on Facebook with a bunch of…

Make an Informed Decision on Vaccines

Want to make a truly informed decision before vaccinating? Make your way through this (and everything else you can find!) before deciding! 1000 peer reviewed vaccine studies https://drive.google.com/…/0B3mMkPwF1DUPckVEZ2JkMXV2a…/view… Doctors against vaccines Mercury?? U of Calgary Vaccine FACTS(quick) http://www.gval.com/facts.htm 8 questions http://journeyboost.com/…/8-questions-to-handle-a-pro-vax-…/ Anti-bodies? Questions to ask http://in5d.com/9-questions-that-stump-every-pro-vaccine-a…/ Immunologist http://circleofdocs.com/harvard-trained-immunologist-demol…/ Dr Chris Shaw neuroscientist Phd biochemist http://preventdisease.com/…/022314_PhD-Scientist-Biochemist……

“Clutter is simply delayed decisions” Stage 1 minimalism

As I go through each box of randomness, some from as long ago as the summer before I turned 18, I become more and more convinced that this is true, clutter is simply delayed decisions. With an overwhelming amount of clutter going back to childhood, I’ve never given myself the chance to be fully free…

We got the house! Almost…

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind! Spring and the extra light Daylight Savings brings, always gives me a little boost of extra energy that is severely lacking during the long Maine winters. Of course, that means Spring is also the time of year that I tend to overextend myself the most and this…

Asking for prayers <3

Anyone who follows my WordPress blog knows that I haven’t been on recently, that is because I have been busy searching for a new home for my family  A fresh start, giving us the chance to live the life I’ve longed for since childhood, and *we found it*! A *real* HOUSE, with an upstairs/downstairs and…

Gluten Free Baked Haddock 

One of my favorite meals since childhood is baked haddock. I only remember ever having it at restaurants like Cole Farms and Governor’s but probably ordered it a third of the time since I love it! While at the grocery store this week, Rohan asked to see the lobsters so we headed for seafood. While…

Putting My Son’s Bedroom Through My “Minimalization” Process

Somewhere along the line this blog became less Chewy Granola Mama, the place you learn about switching to more natural ways of living; and more about Chewy Granola Mama, the person, the mess of a mama behind this mess I call life. Dealing with anxiety nearly my entire life, I have tried many forms of…