Things My Mother Taught Me



Besides taking me on a camel ride when I was little, here are some other things my mom shared with me:

  • Go on lots of field trips. You learn them most from them.
  • The difference between warp and weft (It’s a weaving thing)
  • Handmade gifts are the best ones.
  • How to make aforementioned handmade gifts!
  • The Serenity Prayer
  • Chocolate fixes a lot of things
  • So does having a clean house
  • A love of multiculturalism
  • The best, and only way to make pie crust
  • A love of books
  • “Amo, amas, amat”
  • Never turn away a beagle
  • Henna is really fun, but it is for when there are no boys around!
  • Hippie style
  • Once a Month Cooking
  • The best green chile sauce recipe in existence
  • There is a natural cure for almost everything
  • The center of the earth is a giant ball of morning glory roots
  • The only way to really get a floor clean is to scrub it on your hands and knees
  • Planners are important. So are schedules, and color coding
  • Nap time is for everyone
  • Rice goes with everything
  • So does garlic
  • Let Go and Let God

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