Life in Lape Haven
Life in Lape Haven: Saying Yes to a Roly Poly Pet - Pointing to the bugs

Saying “Yes” to a Roly Poly Pet

Our 5-year-old son, Elijah, is fascinated with bugs. He has been for at least the last few years. He started off like most little guys, trying to catch the ants crawling on the sidewalks outside or watching, mesmerized, as a spider moves along...

Tried It Tuesday: Wool Dryer Balls

Tried It Tuesday: Wool Dryer Balls

When I worked in an office, I used to get all nerdy excited when I figured out a new shortcut in a program, such as finding a quicker formula in Excel or learning how to write a new script in Filemaker. With so many things to do in a day...

Life in Lape Haven: A Life Lesson from My Backyard - After a harsh winter, we had dead plants that needed to go, only I didn't want to get rid of them, even though they were dead and fruitless.

A Life Lesson from My Backyard

When we bought our home almost six years ago, one of the things that I loved was the yard with its cute little white picket fence and simple but pretty landscaping. During our first spring in the house, we were surprised almost daily by the...