Another month has come and gone, so I’m checking in with the progress of my little self-imposed reading challenge. Can you believe it’s almost March already? I am disappointed to … Continue reading Eleven Classics in 2011: February Check-in
Today Outside my window: It’s a fairly pretty day, sunny with a high of 32 predicted. Tomorrow we have a predicted high of 39 and this makes me probably a … Continue reading Daybook: February 28th
It’s been a long, long, winding, hair pulling road, this potty training business. We started too soon and life obstacles made a long race much longer. There were small successes … Continue reading Cause for Celebration.
We recently got our (almost 5 year old) son, MM, a really awesome set of crayons. I wanted something with a plastic case instead of cardboard so it would hold … Continue reading Aloha Friday: Coloring Corner
Sometimes I’m distracted by the future. I start a lot of statements with the word “when” – “When we have a house, I will do [this] more.” “When the kids … Continue reading Living in the Moment.
When you are trapped in a small apartment with one sick husband and two sick children, you don’t know whether to be grateful that you still seem to have held … Continue reading when your family is sick.
It’s time once again, bloggy friends, for my monthly Nightstand post, part of a book blogging carnival hosted by 5 Minutes for Books. ‘ Since we last nightstanded together I’ve … Continue reading Nightstand: February
I mentioned in my Daybook entry that we finally finished Dolly this weekend. I first stumbled upon the pattern for this beautiful doll at hart + sew, where Stacy shows … Continue reading Meet Dolly: A Most Fabulous Doll.
Today Outside my window: It’s kind of wet and dreary and drizzly and slushy and ten million other reasons to stay indoors at all costs. This weekend: the poor little … Continue reading Daybook: February 21st
I was chasing her around taking pictures of her walking that little toy turtle around the apartment and she stooped down to pick it up, then looked up at me … Continue reading don't mind me, that's just my heart melting
Aloha, bloggers! So, lately I’ve been thinking about that dirty of dirtiest words… you know that one that starts with a D and ends with an IET. I hate that … Continue reading Aloha: Waistline
They say there are two sides to every story and Gregory Maguire has made a literary career out of sharing some of those other sides to stories we know well. … Continue reading I Read: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire