Surviving The Man Cold

This winter has been one of the longest and coldest that I can remember. When it’s extra cold and we’re all stuck inside sharing collective groans of boredom, we also tend to be extra generous about sharing our germs. Somehow, we’ve had three bouts of the stomach bug in my house, as well as countless […]

Repurposing Old Picture Frames

When we moved into our new house last year, we made a lot of quick decisions about what to keep and what to toss. Something my husband and I disagreed about were these old picture frames. They were brassy in color, and some no longer had the glass in them. I told him I wanted […]

Strange Things Bloggers Do

  We bloggers are strange creatures. We write–and share with the world–all of our secrets, our embarrassing moments, our financial woes, things normal people don’t even talk about with their cats. I have to say there’s something cathartic about spilling all your beans, but it also lends people to believe that bloggers might just be […]

Hairstyles For Little Girls

My 2.5 year old daughter has been blessed with a lot of hair, but this wasn’t always the case. On her first birthday, she still had bald spots, and prior to her second birthday, she barely had enough to make tiny pigtails. In fact, those first pigtails more closely resembled Shrek ears if I’m to […]