Part I – Pregnancy: The Final Stretch

A lot has happened since I last posted, the main thing being that I’m a mom now! Since my self-prescribed maternity leave has come to an end, I have a lot to catch you up on. It’s been so long since I last posted that I’ve decided there’s just too much to cover in one… Read more ›

Pregnancy: A Roller Coaster

The Ups, Downs, and Surprises – I wish I would’ve written down what I thought pregnancy would be like before I had gotten pregnant… I’m pretty sure it’d make for a good laugh! I think I had a pretty simple and glamorized image of pregnancy in my mind. Cute growing belly, an extra dotting husband,… Read more ›

Simmering Thoughts + Clay Dishes

This week in blogging I feel like I have so much to say, and yet I’m not ready to write about any of it! As Damon likes to say, “You’re thinking so loud I can hear it.” And while that may be adorably true, I’m just not in a place to write about any of… Read more ›

DIY—Note Cards

The Card Dilemma – I don’t know about everyone else, but I’ve been getting tired of trying to find cute and inexpensive cards. It feels like I’m constantly weighing my options between price and quality. In other words, it’s rare that I find an inexpensive card that also looks good, and that’s a shame! So,… Read more ›

Sit Back, Relax & Be Grateful

Dealing with Change – None of us are immune to change, but I do think some people handle change better than others. As many of you know, I’ve had a lot of changes in my life over the past year. And to be honest…I feel like I’ve been the person asking where my glasses are… Read more ›

Illustration: A Moving Memento

We did it, the boxes have ALL been unpacked and sorted, and I’m trying to savor this accomplishment… but there is still plenty to do! Namely, finding homes for all the unpacked and sorted goodies within their respective rooms. (I am homeowner, hear me groan…) Nevertheless, what better way to mark this seemingly momentous occasion… Read more ›

Black-Eyed Susans Amidst Chaos

Home Ownership – I didn’t go into home ownership naïvely. I’ve heard plenty about the responsibilities and woes of being a homeowner. And I knew there would be loads of things breaking and needing repaired or fixed. But my gosh, I need a breather…a lull in the onslaught, one might say. Makes me laugh that… Read more ›