It’s been a while since the last Life Around Here update and a lot has been happening chez tMatM. I mean, since that last January update we’ve added an extra person to the house but…

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You guys! We made it back from our summer trailer trip, via caves, canyons, abandoned Nevada rail museums, and mountain passes. Did I manage to get any photos with all five children in the frame…

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Only two of my children will tolerate baked fruit and that has been worrying me lately. Acceptable: Apple muffins Not keeping me up at night (nothing can do that, not even imminent global catastrophe) –…

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The most common question people have, when they read blog posts from our tiny trailer trips – or when I mention we are taking our five children under nine on a camping road trip –…

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In some kind of slow burn irony, I said to my husband last month how lucky we are that our kids never get vomiting bugs. They’re out there! I said, merrily. But we seem to…

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