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Monday, February 24th, 2014


I think some of my friends wonder what I do all day now that I’m not teaching. I’ve heard cracks about all the naps I must take, yadda yadda yadda. And seriously, since I’m basically a cross between a stay-at-home and work-at-home mom, it can be hard to explain without being met by blank stares that are most certainly thinking I hang out on the couch all day.

So, this was my day today (in bulleted list form):


Some Very Good Things

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Here are some good things that have happened lately, to turn my birthday frown upside down.


One of the GeekMoms, Natania, got a bunch of us hooked on Ipsy. My first bag came last month, and I just got the email that my February bag is on its way. Happy dance! I loved the goodies in the first bag (that Briogeo deep conditioner was amahzing).


Yesterday Was My Birthday, and…It Kind of Sucked

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

I turned 35 yesterday. I had all kinds of plans to pick Hannah up from school and head into the city for fabric shopping at City Quilter, a trip to Books of Wonder to get this year’s Caldecott books, and maybe a stop at Marimekko to investigate a new raincoat for her.

But this was me instead.

35thbirthday (more…)

2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Time to see how last year’s resolutions measured up, and to make some plans for the new year. I know some people hate on resolutions, but I’ve always enjoyed making them and tracking them. I like lists, and resolutions are the ultimate lists.

So, here’s how we did last year before diving into this year:


Our Christmas Season In a Nutshell

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

I haven’t posted much this month, everyone’s so busy in December. But here, in a nutshell, was our holiday season.


I took way too many Christmas card photos. Like, about 1,000 photos.