Update: October 29th We’ve got a winner! If you didn’t win, I’ve got a consolation prize for you. Get 20% off anything in my Etsy store with code: BeWatchful20. Thanks for entering. I’m doing a giveaway especially for my newsletter subscribers! You’ll get an 8×10 print of this image, called “Be Watchful, Stand Firm […]
Many moons ago we bought some couches. They were cheap (as things I buy tend to be) and they were functional. But they were brown and ugly. I had some funky pillows on them but that only made them seem darker. I made an afghan for them and that helped lighten things up, but every […]
As I write this, we have another wintery day in the midst of this Spring. More snow that won’t stay but will make everything cold and icy again… more freezing winds… more reminders that Winter is a bully and her shyer, timid sister Spring cannot seem to break out and take over like she should. […]
Did you have a nice near years? We had one of the best, in part because we took some time off and had a good old staycation.
A few weeks ago we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and take a drive. And we drove… and drove… and ended up in Door County.
Update: Had a great time with BBC America’s Mind the Chat, and thought I’d share some of the tweets. You can still join in, of course.
We recently stumbled upon the most adorable little place called Bookworm Gardens. We got there really by accident, but when I saw it had book-related stuff plus the glass and metal garden work I love so much, I knew we had to make a stop.
What better way to create a deeper bond with the members of your family than with new traditions? These are opportunities for everyone, young and old, to take part in a shared family activity.
I’ve joined Instagram! Anyone else on there?
Mother’s Day is this weekend, which usually means lots of flowers ordered, phone calls made, and cards sent.
On Mother’s Day, why not turn the tables on mom and ask her a thing or two you’ve always wanted to know about her life. These types of questions can be asked casually, or put in a notebook so you and your kids can read them over and over in the years to come.
Being single can be an empowering, satisfying thing… if you have the right friends in your life.