Archive: February 2014

My birthday got off to a rocky start this year, but in the end it became a month of celebrations. After being sick on the day of I was pretty down about the whole prospect of birthdays and endless winter.

But it definitely had its shining moments.

Read more on My Birthday Was Redeemed…

I never, ever posted this quilt I made for H for Christmas. It’s time I remedied that!

sherbetpips1Okay, actually this ended up being a New Year’s quilt since I didn’t actually finish it until December 30th. Remember grass? I’d forgotten about it under all the snow we got in January and February.

Read more on Sherbet Pips Quilt…


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):

Read more on Today…

whoopie pies

It’s Valentine’s Day, and despite the fact that Adam and I got engaged on V Day back in 2006, we’re actually not very big Valentine’s Day people. It is my least favorite day of the year to go to a restaurant, so we usually do something cozy at home. Actually, Adam’s proposal came after we’d bailed on plans to go out to dinner in Manhattan and decided to stay home watching CSI in our pajamas instead. And that was way more us, and way more awesome.

Read more on Whoopie Pies…

snowdayAnother snow day today. I’ve been working on a Spotify playlist with some of H’s preferred dance-y tracks, plus some that I thought would make for a pretty great living room dance party. We tried the playlist out this morning, which led to her passing out on me on the couch like an hour before regular nap time. I would call that a success! Also, I have totally been listening to this playground all night, even though she’s asleep.

Read more on H’s Winter Dance Party: The Playlist…

Load More